Tk - Fonts


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There are a number of widgets that supports displaying text. Most of these provides the option of font attribute. The syntax for creating a font is shown below −

font create fontName options

Options

The options available for the font create are listed below in the following table −

Sr.No. Syntax & Description
1

-family familyName

The name of font family.

2

-size number

The size of font.

3

-weight level

The weight for font.

A simple example for a font creation is shown below −

#!/usr/bin/wish

font create myFont -family Helvetica -size 18 -weight bold 
pack [label .myLabel -font myFont -text "Hello World"]

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

Fonts Example

To get all the fonts available, we can use the following command −

#!/usr/bin/wish

puts [font families]

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

{Abadi MT Condensed Extra Bold} {Abadi MT Condensed Light} {Al Bayan} {Al Nile}
{Al Tarikh} {American Typewriter} {Andale Mono} Arial {Arial Black}
{Arial Hebrew} {Arial Narrow} {Arial Rounded MT Bold} {Arial Unicode MS}
Athelas Avenir {Avenir Next} {Avenir Next Condensed} Ayuthaya Baghdad {Bangla MN}
{Bangla Sangam MN} {Baoli SC} Baskerville {Baskerville Old Face} Batang {Bauhaus 93}
Beirut {Bell MT} {Bernard MT Condensed} BiauKai {Big Caslon} {Book Antiqua}
{Bookman Old Style} {Bookshelf Symbol 7} Braggadocio {Britannic Bold} {Brush Script MT}
Calibri {Calisto MT} Cambria {Cambria Math} Candara Century {Century Gothic}
{Century Schoolbook} Chalkboard {Chalkboard SE} Chalkduster {Charcoal CY} Charter
Cochin {Colonna MT} {Comic Sans MS} Consolas Constantia {Cooper Black} Copperplate
{Copperplate Gothic Bold} {Copperplate Gothic Light} Corbel {Corsiva Hebrew} Courier
{Courier New} {Curlz MT} Damascus {DecoType Naskh} Desdemona {Devanagari MT}
{Devanagari Sangam MN} Didot {DIN Alternate} {DIN Condensed} {Diwan Kufi} {Diwan Thuluth}
{Edwardian Script ITC} {Engravers MT} {Euphemia UCAS} Eurostile Farah Farisi
{Footlight MT Light} {Franklin Gothic Book} {Franklin Gothic Medium}
Futura Gabriola Garamond {GB18030 Bitmap} {Geeza Pro} Geneva {Geneva CY}
Georgia {Gill Sans} {Gill Sans MT} {Gloucester MT Extra Condensed}
{Goudy Old Style} {Gujarati MT} {Gujarati Sangam MN} Gulim GungSeo {Gurmukhi MN}
{Gurmukhi MT} {Gurmukhi Sangam MN} Haettenschweiler {Hannotate SC} {Hannotate TC}
{HanziPen SC} {HanziPen TC} Harrington HeadLineA Hei {Heiti SC} {Heiti TC}
Helvetica {Helvetica CY} {Helvetica Neue} Herculanum {Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro}
{Hiragino Kaku Gothic ProN} {Hiragino Kaku Gothic Std} {Hiragino Kaku Gothic StdN}
{Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro} {Hiragino Maru Gothic ProN}
{Hiragino Mincho Pro} {Hiragino Mincho ProN} {Hiragino Sans GB}
{Hoefler Text} Impact {Imprint MT Shadow} InaiMathi {Iowan Old Style} Kai Kailasa
{Kaiti SC} {Kaiti TC} {Kannada MN} {Kannada Sangam MN} Kefa {Khmer MN} {Khmer Sangam MN}
{Kino MT} Kokonor Krungthep KufiStandardGK {Lantinghei SC} {Lantinghei TC} {Lao MN}
{Lao Sangam MN} {Libian SC} {LiHei Pro} {LiSong Pro} {Lucida Blackletter} {Lucida Bright}
{Lucida Calligraphy} {Lucida Console} {Lucida Fax} {Lucida Grande} {Lucida Handwriting}
{Lucida Sans} {Lucida Sans Typewriter} {Lucida Sans Unicode} {Malayalam MN}
{Malayalam Sangam MN} Marion {Marker Felt} Marlett {Matura MT Script Capitals}
Meiryo Menlo {Microsoft Sans Serif} Mishafi Mistral {Modern No. 20} Monaco {MS Gothic}
{MS Mincho} {MS PGothic} {MS PMincho} {MS Reference Sans Serif} {MS Reference Specialty}
Mshtakan {MT Extra} Muna {Myanmar MN} {Myanmar Sangam MN} Nadeem {Nanum Brush Script}
{Nanum Gothic} {Nanum Myeongjo} {Nanum Pen Script} {New Peninim MT} {News Gothic MT}
Noteworthy Onyx Optima {Oriya MN} {Oriya Sangam MN} Osaka Palatino {Palatino Linotype}
Papyrus PCMyungjo Perpetua {Perpetua Titling MT} PilGi {Plantagenet Cherokee}
Playbill PMingLiU {PT Mono} {PT Sans} {PT Sans Caption} {PT Sans Narrow} {PT Serif}
{PT Serif Caption} Raanana Rockwell {Rockwell Extra Bold} Sana Sathu {Savoye LET}
Seravek Silom SimSun {Sinhala MN} {Sinhala Sangam MN} Skia {Snell Roundhand} {Songti SC}
{Songti TC} Stencil STFangsong STHeiti STIXGeneral STIXIntegralsD STIXIntegralsSm
STIXIntegralsUp STIXIntegralsUpD STIXIntegralsUpSm STIXNonUnicode STIXSizeFiveSym
STIXSizeFourSym STIXSizeOneSym STIXSizeThreeSym STIXSizeTwoSym STIXVariants STKaiti
STSong Superclarendon Symbol Tahoma {Tamil MN} {Tamil Sangam MN} TeamViewer8 {Telugu MN}
{Telugu Sangam MN} Thonburi Times {Times New Roman} {Trebuchet MS} {Tw Cen MT} Verdana
Waseem {Wawati SC} {Wawati TC} Webdings {Weibei SC} {Weibei TC} {Wide Latin} Wingdings
{Wingdings 2} {Wingdings 3} {Xingkai SC} {Yuanti SC} YuGothic YuMincho {Yuppy SC}
{Yuppy TC} {Zapf Dingbats} Zapfino {Apple Braille} {Apple Chancery} {Apple Color Emoji}
{Apple LiGothic} {Apple LiSung} {Apple SD Gothic Neo} {Apple Symbols}
AppleGothic AppleMyungjo {Monotype Corsiva} {Monotype Sorts}


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