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Silverlight 4 User Interface Cookbook by Vibor Cipan

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Creating tree views

A tree view is a UX pattern that is useful when we want to provide our users with a simple way to view and interact with hierarchically organized data and item collections. In those cases, we can, depending on our specific case and need, allow users to select single or multiple nodes.

Tree views as a pattern are rather common in today's applications. For example, if you take a look at Windows Explorer and explore the file structure, you will notice one of the possible tree view implementations.

Creating tree views

A tree view is strictly a hierarchical pattern and its structure is pretty strict and predefined. Generally, a tree is built from a number ...

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