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Feature request: Tree view widget.Asked by George on January 06, 2015 at 07:04 PM
If so, how do I build this?
Unfortunately we do not have a tree view widget yet. Let me create a feature request ticket and send it to our back end team. We will get back to you as soon as we have any update from them.
For now, I would suggest you to take a look at our "Dynamic Dropdowns" widget which is something very close to your requirement.
We have opened a ticket about this widget request.
Do you have an example on how the tree view should look and feel? What kind of data will have on the tree view? Is the users use it to select something from a tree?
Categories would be the tree header. Autos and Entertainment would be examples of “parents” in the tree. Click on a “parent” and it opens the “child” options of the tree. I’ve been building our form using a work around that has each parent as the head of its own check box. This works, but isn’t optimal. A potential issue with this format is that we want to limit the total selections to 3, but since they are separate check boxes we can’t do that. If it was a single tree with check boxes we could limit the selections to 3.
Does that help? I look forward to hearing back from you.
George E. Sens
Chief Executive Officer
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First of all, please accept our apology for the delayed response. Because of a system problem, we did not receive your response earlier.
Your message has reached my back end team. Upon checking the feature request ticket, I found that it is marked as important and one of our developer is already looking into this feature request. We will get back to you as soon as we have any update form them.
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I am currently building the treeview widget. I need to know::
How will the owner of the form specify in the widget which items will be in the tree, which are parents, and which belong to parents? Or will this be attached to a live output on the internet somewhere? I need an example of the data that will be used to form the tree.
If you have an example somewhere we can check or test, that would help us understand your request better. Or as @brenton has said, let us know what are the data you're going to use with the tree. Sorry but your second reply seems lacking a bit of description, we'd appreciate if you could provide more details.
Thank you so much!
I can roll out this widget as soon as i understand how it is populated. is their an api i can access?