Tk - Canvas Polygon Widget


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Polygon widget is used to draw a polygon shape in canvas. The syntax for polygon widget is shown below −

canvasName create polygon x1 y1 x2 y2 ... xn yn options

x1 y1 and x2 y2 ... xn yn are used to determine the end points of a polygon.

Options

The options available for the polygon widget are listed below in the following table −

Sr.No. Syntax & Description
1

-outline color

Determines the outline color.

2

-fill color

The fill color fills the oval with the color.

3

-stipple bitmap

The stipple pattern to use if the -fill option is being used.

4

-width number

Determines the width.

5

-smooth boolean

This can be set to true make the line segments to be rendered with a set of Bezier splines.

6

-splinesteps number

Determines the number of line segment for bezier splines.

A simple example for polygon widget is shown below −

#!/usr/bin/wish

canvas .myCanvas -background red -width 200 -height 200 
pack .myCanvas
.myCanvas create polygon 50 50 100 80 120 120 100 190 -fill yellow -outline green

When we run the above program, we will get the following output −

Canvas Polygon Example
tk_canvas_widgets.htm
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