Options used with the Text method change the way the text is displayed within the text widgets. The following options are standard for all the widgets: -background, -borderwidth, -cursor, -exportselection, -foreground, -highlightbackground, -highlightcolor, -highlightthickness, -insertbackground, -insertborderwidth, -insertofftime, -insertontime, -insertwidth, -padx, -pady, -selectbackground, -selectborderwidth, -selectforeground, -setgrid, -state, -takefocus, -wrap, -xscrollcommand, and -yscrollcommand.
To find out more about what these options do, check back to Chapter 3, where they were first covered.
-background => color
Changes the color of the screen displayed behind the text.
-borderwidth => amount
Sets the width of the edges of the widget.
-cursor => cursorname
Sets the cursor displayed when the mouse cursor is in front of the text widget.
-exportselection => 0 |1
Determines if the text selected within the widget can also be used by the windowing system (such as X windows).
-font => fontname
Sets the font in which the text is displayed.
Sets the color of the text.
-height => amount
Sets the height of the widget. Default is 24.
Sets the color the highlight rectangle around the widget should be when it does not have the keyboard focus.
Sets the color the highlight rectangle around the widget should be when it does have the keyboard focus.