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You have a variety of options when configuring Tree View, one of which is using a Mashpoint or BDC connection as your data source. You have two other data sources from which to choose:
Depending on your choices, you see different options. This covers leveraging MashPoint/BDC as your data source.
|Data Source = MashPoint/BDC
When you choose a BDC as your data source, your options appear on screen as shown here. Details on each option are described in the table below.
|Use the External Content picker icon to the right of the Data Source Settings box to select non-SharePoint content in your environment.
All available external content types appear for you to select.
|All available columns in your external list will show on the left side of the windowpane.
|simply highlight the column(s) that you want to display on Tree View and use the > arrow to move them into the selection box.
|First group by column
|This is your option to group items within your external content list by one of the columns. Grouping by a column sets up Tree View to display that grouping as a top level with items in that group as sub-items similar to Windows Explorer displays content in folders.
|Show Item in Ascending Order
|Select this radio button if you the data to be ordered A-Z in the Tree View display.
|Show Item in Descending Order
|Select this radio button if you the data to be ordered Z-A in the Tree View display.
|Then group by the column
|In the drop-down menu you will see a list of columns that by which you can group your data.
|Show Item in Ascending or Descending Order
|You may sort your items one way and the groupings a different way.
|Number of items per page
|This option is only enabled when you select a document or picture library. Tree View uses this number to display the number of items per page when a tree node is selected.
|Automatically expand level
|Select this check box to automatically expand the tree nodes up to 3 levels when the web part renders on a page.
|Sort tree by
|Select a column by which to sort the tree.
|Organize results by
|Select this check box to display information in the left pane of the web part by folder hierarchy or by the grouping configured in the selected list view.
|This option allows the web part to expand in height based on the amount of data displayed in the left or right panes.
|Default Tree Panel Width in Pixels
|You can set a fixed width for the tree; if you check this box, fill in the number of pixels in the box on the right.
|Select a language
|Pick a language from the drop-down menu. More details about localization of Bamboo products can be found here.