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text

A canvas text item. (in gnoclCanvas)

Synopsis

canvasId create text [-option value...]

Options

-anchor
type: ONEOF center, N, NW, NE, S, SW, SE, W or E (default: center)
Position of the anchor relative to the text.
-coords
type: list-of-2-floats
X and y coordinates of the item.
-fill
type: color with transparancy (default: black)
Colour of the text.
-font
type: FONT
Font of the text.
-fontSize
type: integer
Font size of the text.
-fontScale
type: float OR ONE OF xx-small, x-small, small, medium, large, x-large o xx-large (default: normal)
Font scale used.
-fontStretch
type: ONE OF ultraCondensed, extraCondensed, condensed, semiCondensed, normal, semiExpanded, expanded, extraExpanded, or ultraExpanded (default: normal)
Font stretch of the text.
-fontStyle
type: ONE OF normal, oblique or italic (default: normal)
Font style of the text.
-fontVariant
type: ONE OF normal or smallCaps (default: normal)
Font variant of the text.
-fontWeight
type: ONE OF ultralight, light, normal, bold, ultrabold, or heavy (default: normal)
Font weight of the text.
-justify
type: ONE OF left, right, center or fill (default: left)
Justification of the text.
-offset
type: list-of-2-floats (default: {0 0})
X and y offset of the item.
-onButtonPress
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if a mouse button is press inside the item. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:
%w    canvas name
%i    item id
%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 if it has been pressed inside the item. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:
%w    canvas name
%i    item id
%t    type of event: always buttonRelease
%x    x coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%b    button number
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-onEnter
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if a mouse enters the item. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:
%w    canvas name
%i    item id
%x    x coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-onLeave
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if a mouse enters the item. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:
%w    canvas name
%i    item id
%x    coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-onMotion
type: string (default: "")
Tcl command which is executed if the mouse is moved inside the item. Before evaluation the following percent strings are substituted:
%w    canvas name
%i    item id
%x    x coordinate
%y    y coordinate
%s    state of the buttons and modifiers (bitmask)
-parent
type: tag-or-id
This option sets the parent of the item. The parent must be a clipGroup item, which implements clipping for its children.
-tags
type: list (default: "")
List of tags to be associated with this item. A tag must start with a alphabetic character which is followed by zero or more alphabetic or numeric characters.
-text
type: string (default: "")
Text to be displayed. If the string starts with "%<" the rest of the string is interpreted as markup string.

Description

A text item should be used to display text where the hole text has basically the same format. Via a markup string the format can be changed, but for more complex formatting the richText item should be used.



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