You can bind data to the TreeView control from any valid data source, such as XML, JSON, and JSONP. The tree data can be local or in any remote service and fetched using different kinds of adaptors like OData, OData V4, URL, JSON, and Web API.
Also, child nodes in the control can be loaded from any web services or inserted dynamically.
Display nodes with labels and icons to present content in a more readable format. This is helpful in making a typical directory tree and file system.
The tree view checkbox has a tri-state mode also, which is applicable only for parent nodes. In this mode, the parent node will go into the indeterminate state when the child nodes are partially checked.
Tree nodes can be dragged and dropped from one parent node to another within the same level or different levels.
Extending the drop behavior allows users to drop tree nodes from one tree view to another tree view.
Drop tree nodes to any external container or component by extending the tree view node drop action.
Edit the tree nodes’ label text on the client side by double-clicking it. While editing tree view nodes, the tree view data source will also be updated by the modified data.
Render the tree view nodes in ascending or descending order based on the label text to provide users improved readability.
The TreeView control can be customized through its node template support, which allows defining a custom structure for tree nodes. You can use node templates specifically for parent nodes, child nodes, or both, and can include images and any custom element structure.
Easily customize the expand and collapse icons based on your application requirements.
Supports right-to-left (RTL) direction for users working in right-to-left languages like Hebrew, Arabic, or Persian.