Kendo UI for jQuery TreeView Overview

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The Kendo UI for jQuery TreeView displays hierarchical data as multi-level nodes. Depending on the requirements, you can define its structure by using HTML or dynamically configure it through its API. The content of the TreeView can also be loaded from remote requests through the Hierarchical DataSource.

In this demo, you can see two TreeView initialized from pre-defined HTML. Each demonstrates the possible usages of custom templates as well as the drag-and-drop feature.

The Kendo UI for jQuery TreeView control is part of Kendo UI for jQuery, a comprehensive, professional-grade UI library for building modern and feature-rich applications. The Kendo UI for jQuery collection provides 110+ UI components, an abundance of data-visualization gadgets, client-side data source, and a built-in MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library.

This TreeView example is part of a unique collection of hundreds of jQuery demos, with which you can see all Kendo UI for jQuery components and their features in action. View the source code of the demos from the library or directly adapt, and edit them and their theme appearance in Kendo UI for jQuery Dojo or ThemeBuilder.

Functionality and Features

  • Data binding–Allows you to bind the TreeView HierarchicalDataSource either to local arrays of data or to remote data.
  • Dragging and dropping–The TreeView enables the user to relocate its nodes by dragging and dropping.
  • Items–Check the specific fields for the TreeView items and their usage.
  • Appearance–Check the styling options to alter the TreeView appearance.

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