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24.3. Text widget images

You can put an image or bitmap into a text widget. It is treated as a single character whose size is the natural size of the object. See Section 5.9, “Images” andSection 5.7, “Bitmaps”.

Images are placed into the text widget by calling that widget's .image_create() method. See below for the calling sequence and other methods for image manipulation.

Images are manipulated by passing their name to methods on the text widget. You can give Tkinter a name for an image, or you can just let Tkinter generate a default name for that image.

An image may appear any number of times within the same Text widget. Each instance will carry a unique name. This names can be used as an index.