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Rapid Application Development with Mozilla™ by Nigel McFarlane

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Chapter 13. Listboxes and Trees

This chapter describes the construction of XUL's most powerful widgets: <listbox> and <tree>. These tags are designed for data-intensive applications.

The <listbox> tag provides an inline, scrollable, multirecord list, similar to a menu, but it may contain more than one column. The <tree> tag provides a flat or hierarchically indented list of tree-structured records. <tree> is similar to Windows Explorer on Microsoft Windows, or better yet, the Finder in the Macintosh. <tree> can do everything that <listbox> does, and more, but <listbox> has a simpler and more direct syntax. The syntax of ...

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