place geometry manager is different than
pack. Rather than
referencing against a cell location or a window’s side, most of
the time you’ll be using a relative form of x and y
coordinates. You can also use
place to overlap
portions of widgets, which isn’t allowed in either
place is similar to calling the other
[ option => value, . . . ]);
The options specified when you call
how the widgets are put on the screen.
The following options can be used with
-anchor => 'n' | 'ne' | 'e' | 'se' | 's' | 'sw' | 'w' | '
' | 'center'
Sets the position in the widget that will be placed at the specified coordinates.
-bordermode => '
' | 'outside' | 'ignore'
Determines whether or not the border portion of the widget is included in the coordinate system.
Sets the absolute height of the widget.
-in => $window
Indicates that the child widget will be
$window instead of in the parent
that created it. Any relative coordinates or sizes will still refer
to the parent.
that the height of the widget relates to the parent widget’s
that the width of the widget relates to the parent widget’s
the widget will be placed relative to its parent by
Indicates that the widget will be placed ...