Values of tkinter configure options

How do I get possible values for tkinter’s configure options?

You’ll want to go to the Tk docs for the widget you’re using, and look at the available options.

I see, widget options equal to .congigure() method options.

Well, now I have experimented a little bit and I can see that widget options do not equal configuration options. For example, pady and padx options of a widget Label, do not work when configuring Label via .config() method. As could be seen in Tk docs, the right option is padding. And that is exactly what I am asking about. If there is a list of configuration options for each label within tkinter.

You are unlucky that you choose an option that differs between tk and ttk. Check out the following:

>>> import tkinter as tk
>>> from tkinter import ttk
>>> l1 = tk.Label(text="This is a tk label")
>>> l1.grid(row=0, column=0)
>>> l2 = ttk.Label(text="This is a ttk label")
>>> l2.grid(row=1, column=0)
>>> l1.configure(padx=5, pady=10)
>>> l2.configure(padding=(5,10))
>>> l2.configure(padx=5)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.11/tkinter/", line 1702, in configure
    return self._configure('configure', cnf, kw)
  File "/usr/lib64/python3.11/tkinter/", line 1692, in _configure, cmd)) + self._options(cnf))
_tkinter.TclError: unknown option "-padx"

So this is not caused by a difference between options in the label widget, but by using a different widget :slightly_frowning_face:.

The documentation @TeamSpen210 pointed at, is definitely the place to go to find configuration options:
For the tk Label:

-padx, padX, Pad
-pady, padY, Pad

For the ttk.Label:

-padding, padding, Padding

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