A LabFrame widget has all the features of a Frame and additionally provides a text label on the 'top', 'bottom', 'left', or 'right' of the Frame. The special placement option 'acrosstop' creates a grooved Frame around the central Frame and puts the label near the northwest corner such that it overlays the groove.
use Tk; use Tk::LabFrame; use strict; my $mw = MainWindow->new(-title => 'LabFrame example') my $lf = $mw->LabFrame(-label => "This is the label of a LabFrame", -labelside => 'acrosstop')->pack; $lf->Text(qw/-width 40 -height 5/)->pack; MainLoop;
This code produces the widget shown in Figure 23-14.
LabFrame supports the same options as the Frame widget, plus: