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Silverlight and WPF TreeList Control

You asked for it, we listened! The new DevExpress TreeList Control will ship in the upcoming 2011.1 release of DXperience for both Silverlight and WPF. The DXTreeList control is more than a standard tree list… it provides powerful features to enable advanced data presentation and manipulation. Next to multi-column display, the standard data-aware and presentation features include: data editing, sorting, filtering, summary calculation, built-in validation, unbound columns, runtime column customization and more!


Other DXTreeList features in detail:

  • Representation of Hierarchical Data Relationships
    With the TreeListView you can represent any self-referenced data structure in either bound or unbound mode.
  • Unbound Mode Support
    In unbound mode, you can manually create the entire tree in code or XAML.
  • On-Demand Data Loading in Unbound Mode
    In unbound mode, you can implement on-demand data loading.
  • TreeNode Iterator
    To simplify node traversal, the TreeListView ships with an easy to use node iterator class.
  • Node Images
    You can explicitly specify node images or obtain images from the field in a data source with long binary data.

Are you currently using the DXGrid but need to present the same data in a tree structure? DevExpress has got you covered there as well! The DXTreeList Control will be available both as a standalone as well as an integrated view of the DevExpress Silverlight and WPF Grid Controls.

The TreeList has been designed to be very similar to the existing DXGrid control in terms of API and functionality. This means that you can use your existing knowledge of our grid to quickly get up to speed with the DXTreeList control and implement it painlessly in your applications. And, thanks to this shared functionality and now-simultaneous development cycle, common features, performance optimizations, themes and other improvements will appear in both controls at the same time, allowing you to better plan for your product releases and easily deploy both within your applications.

Stay tuned for more technical information and videos covering the new DevExpress TreeList Control for Silverlight and WPF!

Published Apr 26 2011, 02:21 PM by
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Martin Kammann

Excellent! But when? I need it now of course :)

April 26, 2011 5:54 PM

Kimihiko Saito


I looko forward to use this control.

April 26, 2011 8:16 PM

Greg Shelton

Looks nice.

April 27, 2011 12:27 AM

Fırat Esmer

Same here! :)

April 27, 2011 5:42 AM

Junior Thurler

OK, and when DevExpress will "Upgrade" the WinForms TreeList Control because a lot of resources in other controls (GridView for example) was not implemented in TreeList ?

I recently needed a control to work with TreeList and the WinForms TreeList control disappointed me (it was the only one in the excelent libraby from DevEx) because simple features that we have in other comps was missing in this control or it´s so harder to implement so I decided to search for another comp vendor to accomplish my goal.

If you see the demos from DemoCenter in WinForms TreeList control you´ll see that even the demo is overpast comparing with other controls.

April 27, 2011 8:43 AM

Mikhail Oderkov

@Martin Kammann

Need it now? :) I need it 2 years before! :)

April 28, 2011 6:32 AM

Felix Brückner

Fantastic! This is exactly what we need in our new WPF based project. Please remember me when early beta testing begins.  :-)  

April 28, 2011 3:40 PM

Jason McCann

Awesome.  It's great to see DevExpress paying attention to WPF/Silverlight instead of just XAF/WinForms/ASP news.

April 28, 2011 3:42 PM

Robert Croshere

Good, but will it support UI Virtualization?

May 2, 2011 5:11 AM

Emil Mesropian (DevExpress)

@Junior Thurler:

Please rest assured that we do have continued development plans to improve/enhance the WinForms TreeList Control. Our main focus for the 2011.1 release was to ship the TreeList control for Silverlight and WPF.

We'll certainly deliver some updates to the XtraTreeList control in the 2011.2 release. These include, but are not limited to, the Filtering UI as well as improved and updated demo examples.

May 2, 2011 4:09 PM

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Last week, I announced the new TreeList Control and TreeList View for WPF and Silverlight . This is just

May 4, 2011 3:00 PM

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