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It is my pleasure to present you the brand new Visual Studio designer for RadTreeList control, which is available in Q2 2011

RadTreeList smart tag

First of all RadTreeList provides a convenient access to frequently used properties through its Smart Tag in Visual Studio:

RadTreeList designer Smart Tag

The smart tag lets you:
  • Bind the RadTreeList by setting its data source control
  • Enable/disable paging and sorting functionality
  • Enable/disable client side selection
  • Create RadTreeList columns collection
  • Open the advanced editor

Columns editor

The column editor allows you to add columns to the RadTreeList and configure them per your needs:

RadTreeList Columns Editor

Advanced Editor

The advanced VS wizard has some useful tabs where the developer can configure the RadTreeList completely codeless through the design-time configurator.

General tab

RadTreeList General Tab

Here the developer can set the most used properties of the RadTtreeList control:
  • DataKeyNames and ParentDataKeyNames
  • DataSource control
  • Enable/Disable Sorting
  • Enable/Disable Selection
  • Show/Hide footer

Paging tab

Here you can enable/disable paging and configure the pager navigation properties:

RadTreeList Paging Tab

Styles tab

On this tab you can apply styles to the RadTreeList and to all items.

RadTreeList Styles Tab

Client settings tab

On this tab all client setting can be enabled/disabled and the developers can attach event handlers to all client side events of the control:

RadTreeList Client Settings Tab

About the Author

Iana Tsolova

is Product Manager at Telerik’s DevTools division. She joined the company back in the beginning of 2008 as a Support Officer and has since occupied various positions at Telerik, including Senior Support Officer, Team Lead at one of the ASP.NET AJAX teams and Technical Support Director. Iana’s main interests are web development, reading articles related to geography, wild nature and latest renewable energy technologies.

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