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How to Delete Tkinter Text Box’s Contents?

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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 08 Oct, 2021
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Python offers multiple options for developing GUI (Graphical User Interface) out of which Tkinter is the most preferred means. It is a standard Python interface to the Tk GUI toolkit shipped with Python. Python with Tkinter is the fastest, most reliable and easiest way to create a desired GUI application. 

What is Text Widget?

The Text widget is used to for showing text data on the Python application. However, Tkinter supports Entry widget which can be used to implement a single line text box. But, a text widget can be used to display the multi-line formatted text with various styles and attributes.


  • Import module
  • Create a normal Tkinter window.
  • Add text Box


Text(Object Name, **attr)
  • For deleting content from Text Box, we will create a delete button to implement delete method. Clicking on this button will erase the content written in the text box.


Object_name.delete(first=number, last=number)

Given below is the program to implement the same:


# Import Module
from tkinter import *
# Create Object
root = Tk()
# specify size of window.
# delete content from Text Box
def delete_text():
    T.delete("1.0", "end")
# Create text widget
T = Text(root)
# Create Delete Button
Button(root, text="Delete", command=delete_text).pack()
# Execute Tkinter


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