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tk_optionmenu(1t) [opensolaris man page]

tk_optionMenu(1T)					       Tk Built-In Commands						 tk_optionMenu(1T)


tk_optionMenu - Create an option menubutton and its menu SYNOPSIS
tk_optionMenu w varName value ?value value ...? _________________________________________________________________ DESCRIPTION
This procedure creates an option menubutton whose name is w, plus an associated menu. Together they allow the user to select one of the values given by the value arguments. The current value will be stored in the global variable whose name is given by varName and it will also be displayed as the label in the option menubutton. The user can click on the menubutton to display a menu containing all of the val- ues and thereby select a new value. Once a new value is selected, it will be stored in the variable and appear in the option menubutton. The current value can also be changed by setting the variable. The return value from tk_optionMenu is the name of the menu associated with w, so that the caller can change its configuration options or manipulate it in other ways. KEYWORDS
option menu ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +--------------------+-----------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Availability | SUNWTk | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Interface Stability | Uncommitted | +--------------------+-----------------+ NOTES
Source for Tk is available on Tk 4.0 tk_optionMenu(1T)

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ttk::menubutton(n)						 Tk Themed Widget						ttk::menubutton(n)


ttk::menubutton - Widget that pops down a menu when pressed SYNOPSIS
ttk::menubutton pathName ?options? _________________________________________________________________ DESCRIPTION
A ttk::menubutton widget displays a textual label and/or image, and displays a menu when pressed. STANDARD OPTIONS
-class -compound -cursor -image -state -style -takefocus -text -textvariable -underline -width See the ttk_widget manual entry for details on the standard options. WIDGET-SPECIFIC OPTIONS [-direction direction] Specifies where the menu is to be popped up relative to the menubutton. One of: above, below, left, right, or flush. The default is below. flush pops the menu up directly over the menubutton. [-menu menu] Specifies the path name of the menu asso- ciated with the menubutton. To be on the safe side, the menu ought to be a direct child of the menubutton. WIDGET COMMAND
Menubutton widgets support the standard cget, configure, identify, instate, and state methods. No other widget methods are used. STANDARD STYLES
Ttk::menubutton widgets support the Toolbutton style in all standard themes, which is useful for creating widgets for toolbars. SEE ALSO
ttk::widget(n), menu(n), menubutton(n) KEYWORDS
widget, button, menu Tk 8.5 ttk::menubutton(n)

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