Change the background of Tkinter label or text


tkinter - Change label text background color
tkinter - Change label text background color

By default a Tkinter label text will have the background the default of the element to which it belongs. If you want to change the default background of the text you need to make use of the background attribute.

Syntax: background='color-name|hex-color-code'

Example:
from tkinter import *
window = Tk()

my_text_label = Label(window, text='I want to change the background \n of this label to yellow!', background='yellow')
my_text_label.pack()

window.mainloop()

Note: You can also use hexadecimal color codes example,

⛏️ You can also use a short-form of this attribute: example: bg='#2848273'

Example:
from tkinter import *
window = Tk()

my_label = Label(window, text='I want to change the background \n of this label to grey!', bg='#999999')
my_label.pack()

window.mainloop()
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