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TREEVIEW: set focus to 1st node after populating

Posted on 2001-06-28
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hello-

this is a stupid question, but for some reason, when i populate my treeview from database entries, the treeview scrolls to the bottom.

basically, the top item(1st node) is not visible, unless you manually scroll back up.

Q: how do keep the focus on the first node, so it is visible after populating the treeview.
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by:agriggs
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Try: Treeview.Nodes(1).EnsureVisible after you have loaded the treeview.
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by:Dave_Greene
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The treeview will scroll as it is loaded, nothing you can do about that, but you can set the first item as the selected item after the load completes, to resync the view
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by:jsopher
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dave-

   can you give me the syntax
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by:jsopher
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jas777

i think you should try and extend the length of the treeview
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by:jas777
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i tried agriggs comment, and was unnsuccessful.

basically, my treeview is a certain size, and because after populating, the items in the treeview, require a longer treeview, the scrolling automatically occurs.

if you guys have an EXAMPLE of setting the selected item as the first node, i would really appreciate it.
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Do you have a root item in your Treeview that all other items depend on?  Then you should be able to specify that node using the EnsureVisible property:

tvwMine.Nodes("Root").EnsureVisible

Do this after sorting the Treeview (if you sort it)

You could also insert the data into the Treeview in Reverse order (bottom to top).  Thus, the last entered item would be the one on top.
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by:bhess1
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Note - you also use EnsureVisible only after the Treeview is fully populated.
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by:Dave_Greene
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For i = 0 To 100
    Set nodX = TreeView1.Nodes.Add(1, tvwChild)
    nodX.Text = List1.List(i)
Next i

Treeview1.Nodes(1).Selected = True
nodX.EnsureVisible     ' Make sure the node is visible.
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by:jas777
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thanks dude, you rule
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by:agriggs
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I am just curious why

tvwMine.Nodes("Root").EnsureVisible

works and

Treeview.Nodes(1).EnsureVisible

doesn't?  Ok, I give.
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by:jas777
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agriggs, i apologize, but i didn't implement yours correctly.  i used the index as 0, not 1 - as you reccommeded.

let me know how i can award you some points at least, and i will.

if you want me to post a "dummy" question just for you, let me know.

sorry man, my brain is on cloud 9
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