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checkItem

A toolbar item which changes between two states when clicked.

Synopsis

toolBarId add checkItem [-option value...]

Options

-active
type: boolean (default: 0)
Whether the widget is active.
-data
type: string
User defined data which can be retrieved via the cget subcommand.
-icon
type: percent-string (default: "")
Icon of the item.
-name
type: string
Name of the widget, can be used to set options in an rc file.
-onButtonPress
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if a mouse button is press inside the widget. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:

%w    widget name
%t    type of event: one of buttonPress, button2Press or button3Press
%x    x coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%b    button number
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-onButtonRelease
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if a mouse button is released inside the widget. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:

%w    widget name
%t    type of event: always buttonRelease
%x    x coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%b    button number
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-onPopupMenu
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if the "popup-menu" signal is received, which is normally the case if the user presses Shift-F10. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:

%w    widget name.
-onShowHelp
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed in the global scope if the "show-help" signal is recieved, which is normally the case if the user presses F1 or Ctrl-F1. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:

%w    widget name
%h    help type: either "whatsThis" or "tooltip"
-onToggled
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command to be executed if the radio button is toggled. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:

%w    widget name
%v    onValue or offValue depending of the state
-offValue
type: string (default: 0)
Value to store in the button's associated variable whenever this button is not selected
-onValue
type: string (default: 1)
Value to store in the button's associated variable whenever this button is selected
-sensitive
type: boolean (default: 1)
Whether or not the item is sensitve to user input.
-text
type: percent-string (default: "")
Text or name of stock item.
-tooltip
type: string
Message that appear next to this widget when the mouse pointer is held over it for a short amount of time.
-variable: 
type: string
Name of a (global) variable which is changed when the state of the button changes.
-visible
type: boolean (default: 1)
Whether or not the item is visible.

Description

A check item has two states: on and off. If the state is changed, it executes a command and sets a tcl variable appropriately.

Commands

id cget option
Returns the value for one option. The option may have any of the values accepted by configure.
id configure [-option value...]
Configures the widget. Option may have any of the values accepted on creation of the widget.
id delete
Deletes the widget and the associated tcl command.
id onToggled
Invoke the Tcl command associated with the check item if there is one. This command is ignored if the button's state is not sensitive.
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