Configuration Options SharePoint List

Configuration Options SharePoint List

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You have a variety of options when configuring Tree View, one of which is using a SharePoint list 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 a SharePoint list as your data source.

Step Action Result
1. Data Source = SharePoint List
When you choose a SharePoint List as your data source, your options appear on screen as shown here. Details on each option are described in the table below.
2. Site URL

Enter the URL of a site that contains a list you want to display in Tree View.

NOTE: Site URLs can be absolute (http://domain/site) or relative (./site).

3. List Name Pick from the lists in the drop-down menu. The lists that appear in the drop-down menu are lists on this site.
4. Select views to display results

You can select one, multiple or all views available for the selected list. Selecting multiple or all views makes these views available to the user in the Display view drop-down list at the top right of the right pane.

NOTE: For lists that do not contain folders, you can only see a tree structure for a view if the selected view has been configured to group list items by a column.

5. Number of items per page Tree View uses this number to display the number of items per page when a tree node is selected. This choice will override the Item Limit section of the List view setting.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. Dynamic height This option allows the web part to expand in height based on the amount of data displayed in the left or right panes.
8. Detail Tree Panel Width 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.
9. Inherit Site Theme This option will inherit your existing SharePoint site theme.
10. Skins Optionally, you can select from a variety of skins available from the drop-down menu.
11. Custom CSS This option allows you to customize the web part to match your branding.
12. Language Settings Pick a language from the drop-down menu. More details about localization of Bamboo products can be found here.