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A widget which displays static content. Can be used for Rich renderables and can also be the base for other types of widgets.

  • Focusable
  • Container


The example below shows how you can use a Static widget as a simple text label (but see Label as a way of displaying text).

StaticApp Hello, world!

from import App, ComposeResult
from textual.widgets import Static

class StaticApp(App):
    def compose(self) -> ComposeResult:
        yield Static("Hello, world!")

if __name__ == "__main__":
    app = StaticApp()

Reactive Attributes

This widget has no reactive attributes.


This widget sends no messages.

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