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The Tkinter Message Class

Message(master=None, **options) (class) [#]

A multi-line text message.

master
Parent widget.
**options
Widget options. See the description of the config method for a list of available options.

config(**options) [#]

Modifies one or more widget options. If no options are given, the method returns a dictionary containing all current option values.

**options
Widget options.
anchor=
Where in the message widget the text should be placed. Use one of N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, NW, or CENTER. Default is CENTER. (the database name is anchor, the class is Anchor)
aspect=
Aspect ratio, given as the width/height relation in percent. The default is 150, which means that the message will be 50% wider than it is high. Note that if the width is explicitly set, this option is ignored. (aspect/Aspect)
background=
Message background color. The default value is system specific. (background/Background)
bg=
Same as background.
borderwidth=
Border width. Default value is 2. (borderWidth/BorderWidth)
bd=
Same as borderwidth.
cursor=
What cursor to show when the mouse is moved over the message widget. The default is to use the standard cursor. (cursor/Cursor)
font=
Message font. The default value is system specific. (font/Font)
foreground=
Text color. The default value is system specific. (foreground/Foreground)
fg=
Same as foreground.
highlightbackground=
Together with highlightcolor and highlightthickness, this option controls how to draw the highlight region. (highlightBackground/HighlightBackground)
highlightcolor=
See highlightbackground. (highlightColor/HighlightColor)
highlightthickness=
See highlightbackground. (highlightThickness/HighlightThickness)
justify=
Defines how to align multiple lines of text. Use LEFT, RIGHT, or CENTER. Note that to position the text inside the widget, use the anchor option. Default is LEFT. (justify/Justify)
padx=
Horizontal padding. Default is -1 (no padding). (padX/Pad)
pady=
Vertical padding. Default is -1 (no padding). (padY/Pad)
relief=
Border decoration. The default is FLAT. Other possible values are SUNKEN, RAISED, GROOVE, and RIDGE. (relief/Relief)
takefocus=
If true, the widget accepts input focus. The default is false. (takeFocus/TakeFocus)
text=
Message text. The widget inserts line breaks if necessary to get the requested aspect ratio. (text/Text)
textvariable=
Associates a Tkinter variable (usually a StringVar) with the message. If the variable is changed, the message text is updated. (textVariable/Variable)
width=
Widget width, in character units. If omitted, the widget picks a suitable width based on the aspect setting. (width/Width)