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Persisting the Expanded State

The TreeView enables you to define and persist the expanded state of its nodes when the component is re-rendered.

Basics

The TreeView exposes the following options to control the expand state:

  • isExpanded (function)Determines if a given node is expanded.
  • collapse (event)Fired when a given node is about to be collapsed.
  • expand (event)Fired when a given node is about to be expanded.
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Built-in Directives

To persist the expanded state of the TreeView, either:

Using the Built-In Directive

By default, the built-in ExpandDirective persists the expanded items based on their hierarchical index.

The TreeView renders the expand icons only after the children and hasChildren functions are defined.

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Setting an Item Field

You can also persist the expanded state of the TreeView by item fieldfor example, the id field.

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Expand Disabled Nodes

The component can be configured to allow exapnding disabled nodes by setting the expandDisabledNodes option to true.

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