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Python Tkinter – Frame Widget

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 May, 2021

Python offers multiple options for developing GUI (Graphical User Interface). Out of all the GUI methods, tkinter is the most commonly used method. It is a standard Python interface to the Tk GUI toolkit shipped with Python. Python with tkinter is the fastest and easiest way to create the GUI applications. Creating a GUI using tkinter is an easy task.

Note: For more information, refer to Python GUI – tkinter

Frame

A frame is a rectangular region on the screen. A frame can also be used as a foundation class to implement complex widgets. It is used to organize a group of widgets.

Syntax:
The syntax to use the frame widget is given below.

w = frame( master, options)

Parameters:



  • master: This parameter is used to represents the parent window.
  • options:There are many options which are available and they can be used as key-value pairs separated by commas.

Options:
Following are commonly used Option can be used with this widget :-

  • bg: This option used to represent the normal background color displayed behind the label and indicator.
  • bd: This option used to represent the size of the border around the indicator and the default value is 2 pixels.
  • cursor: By using this option, the mouse cursor will change to that pattern when it is over the frame.
  • height: The vertical dimension of the new frame.
  • highlightcolor: This option used to represent the color of the focus highlight when the frame has the focus.
  • highlightthickness: This option used to represent the color of the focus highlight when the frame does not have focus.
  • highlightbackground: This option used to represent the thickness of the focus highlight..
  • relief: The type of the border of the frame. It’s default value is set to FLAT.
  • width: This option used to represents the width of the frame.

Example:




from tkinter import * root = Tk()
root.geometry("300x150")
  
w = Label(root, text ='GeeksForGeeks', font = "50"
w.pack()
  
frame = Frame(root)
frame.pack()
  
bottomframe = Frame(root)
bottomframe.pack( side = BOTTOM )
  
b1_button = Button(frame, text ="Geeks1", fg ="red")
b1_button.pack( side = LEFT)
  
b2_button = Button(frame, text ="Geeks2", fg ="brown")
b2_button.pack( side = LEFT )
  
b3_button = Button(frame, text ="Geeks3", fg ="blue")
b3_button.pack( side = LEFT )
  
b4_button = Button(bottomframe, text ="Geeks4", fg ="green")
b4_button.pack( side = BOTTOM)
  
b5_button = Button(bottomframe, text ="Geeks5", fg ="green")
b5_button.pack( side = BOTTOM)
  
b6_button = Button(bottomframe, text ="Geeks6", fg ="green")
b6_button.pack( side = BOTTOM)
  
root.mainloop()

Output:

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