Prevent child item selection

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  1. Tony
    Tony avatar
    3 posts
    Member since:
    Dec 2010

    Posted 31 Aug 2011 Link to this post

    I would like to prevent the selection of all child items. All I need is the main items to expand to show the child. I need to eliminate that back ground and the action of the selection of the child item.



    Here is my code so far.

    <style type="text/css">
        .RadPanelBar .rpRootGroup
            border: none !important;
            text-decoration: none;
        .RadPanelBar .rpRootGroup .rpLink .rpSelected
            background-color: #FFFFFF;
        .RadPanelBar .rpRootGroup .rpLink, .RadPanelBar .rpRootGroup .rpOut
            border: 0 !important;
            padding: 0 !important;
            background-color: #FFFFFF;
        .RadPanelBar .rpExpandHandle
            display: none !important;

    <telerik:RadPanelBar runat="server" ID="RadPanelBar1" Width="90%">

    codebehind: RadPanelBar1.LoadContentFile("Files/HomeLoanFAQs.xml");

      <Item Text="What is a mortgage?">
        <Item Text="A Mortgage (also called a home loan) is a legal contract made between a lender and a borrower that uses property as collateral to secure the loan. The lender can take possession of the property if the borrower fails to pay the prearranged home loan payments." />
      <Item Text="What is a mortgage refinance?" >
        <Item Text="A homeowner acquires a new loan in order to pay off their existing mortgage loan. A couple reasons that homeowners refinance obtain a lower interest rate and/or access cash form their home equity in the way of &quot;cash out refinance&quot;." />
      <Item Text="What is a second mortgage?" >
        <Item Text="A second mortgage loan is a lien, which is in second position, behind the first mortgage loan. Both the first and second mortgage loans are secured by the same property. Generally a second mortgage loan is based on the amount of equity in the property." />

  2. Kate
    Kate avatar
    1898 posts

    Posted 01 Sep 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Tony,

    To be able to prevent/cancel the click of all child items you could use the following javascript function and attach it to the OnClientItemClicking event of the RadPanelBar control:
    function OnClientItemClicking(sender, args) {
               if (args.get_item().get_parent() == sender) {
                   //does not cancel the click when a parent item is clicked
               else {
                   //gets all the child items and cancel any action on click

    <telerik:RadPanelBar ID="RadPanelBar1" runat="server" OnClientItemClicking="OnClientItemClicking">

    If you need to remove the hover and selected effect of the child items as well you could replace your css class styles with the following ones:
    <style type="text/css">
            .RadPanelBar_Default .rpGroup a.rpLink,
             .RadPanelBar_Default .rpGroup a.rpLink .rpOut
                background-image: none !important;
            .RadPanelBar_Default .rpGroup a.rpSelected,
             .RadPanelBar_Default .rpGroup a.rpSelected:hover
                color: Black !important;

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