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ManniAT
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ManniAT asked on 17 Aug 2010, 01:19 PM
Hi,

I have a little problem.
When I select an item and click the "expand" arrow of an other panel item, the previous item stays selected.
This is OK so far.

But - and here comes my problem - if the user "misses" the arrow and click the header instead, the selected item is lost (unselected).
The rest works as expected - so clicking the header expands / collapses the panel - like a click on the arrow.

Is it possible to expand the "arrow functionality" (expand collapse without "deselecting") to the whole header?
By the way - I don't even need the arrows - most users hate to "fiddle" with these little parts - they just click the header.

Manfred

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Nikolay Tsenkov
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answered on 20 Aug 2010, 03:01 PM
Hi Manfred,

I will give my answers inline the quotes from your post:

"if the user "misses" the arrow and click the header instead, the selected item is lost (unselected)."
- Yes, and the new item is selected (this is the regular behavior).

"Is it possible to expand the "arrow functionality" (expand collapse without "deselecting") to the whole header?"
- You say, that selecting/deselecting items is functionality that you use, so if the "selection functionality" is removed from the header, how would you select items (the headers will only expand/collapse items)? I guess this explain, why it's not exactly possible to do so.

"By the way - I don't even need the arrows - most users hate to "fiddle" with these little parts - they just click the header."
- Well, this was added because big part of our clients requested it as a feature.

Hope this is helpful for you!


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Nikolay Tsenkov
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