Kendo UI for Angular DropDownTree Overview

The Kendo UI for Angular DropDownTree is a form component that renders data in a tree-like structure and lets you choose a single predefined value.

It is a richer version of the <select> element and supports data binding, filtering and templates.

The DropDownTree Component is part of Kendo UI for Angular, a professional grade UI library with 110+ components for building modern and feature-rich applications. To try it out sign up for a free 30-day trial.

The following example demonstrates the DropDownTree in action.

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Key Features

  • Data binding—The DropDownTree enables you to work with various types of data and provides a number of directives which cover various data-binding scenarios.
  • Value binding—The DropDownTree enables you to set its value to primitive or complex data.
  • Filtering——Apart from its default filter functionality, the DropDownTree provides built-in filter directives, and options for auto-expanding its items while filtering and performing manual filtering.
  • Persisting the expanded state—You can persist the expanded state of DropDownTree items when the popup TreeView is re-rendered.
  • Disabled items—You can disable any of the DropDownTree items and prevent users from interacting with them.
  • Templates—You can customize the content of the DropDownTree by using templates for its value, header, footer, and other elements.
  • Controlling the open state—The DropDownTree enables you to configure the initially opened item and prevent the opening and closing of its options list.
  • Forms support—You can use the DropDownTree both in template-driven and reactive Angular forms.
  • Globalization—All Kendo UI for Angular Dropdowns provide globalization options.
  • Accessibility—The DropDownTree is accessible for screen readers and supports WAI-ARIA attributes.
  • Keyboard navigation—The DropDownTree supports a number of keyboard shortcuts for processing various commands.

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