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Creating treeview from a dataset VB.net

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I have two tables

stokmaster     billofmaterials   ==> TABLES

STOKID pk      STOKID FK  ==> COLUMNS
STOKAD          STOKAD
BILLST             ALTSTKID
                        ALTSTKAD

the relationship is that if a stok in stokmaster table has a bill (BOM), its Billst = 1, and there is a list for its bill of materials in billofmaterials table.

When I am  creating a treeview, only I created for parend and its own child, but i want to show child's child and also its grandchild. I mean that all children of any parent have to be shown in treview.

like that

A
   B
   C
   D
      E
         F
  G
      J
        K
           L
           M
               N
           O
  P
  X
  Y
  Z

I need the method for creating multi level parent child trevieew in vb.net.

Thanks

Best Regards

Oguzhan
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thanks fpr reply, but this sample only include a parent and its children, there is no any grandchild and child of grandchild in that sample
it is the same thing, you will just need more datatables, relations, for loops
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then how can I create treeview  by querying childnode? has the childnode a child or not? and adding this child down of that childnode and of course. Also this process will continue to end reaching last child of that item ?
a child node is a node. you can add new child nodes to it.

to find out if a node has children or not, you can check YourNode.Nodes.Count > 0
Refer this links

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7543873/vb-net-populate-treeview-with-dataset-using-parent-child-relations

Have a look at this: Populating a TreeView Control from the Database[^] it's in C#, but it covers doing exactly what you want. Translating it to VB isn't difficult - there are online translators which do most of it for you: http://www.developerfusion.com/tools/convert/csharp-to-vb/[^]
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THANKS ALL EXPERTS FOR ANSWERS

MY CODE IS BELOW

i CREATE A TWO LEVEL (A PARENT AND A CHILD) TREEVIEW WITH THIS, HOW CAN REACH ALL CHILDREN? PLEASE HELP

adptr2.Fill(dset1, "RCTANA")
        adptr3.Fill(dset1, "STOKANA")
        'Creates a relation between the 2 DataTables
        Dim relPC As DataRelation = dset1.Relations.Add("relSTOKRECETE", _
                                      dset1.Tables("STOKANA").Columns("STOKID"), _
                                      dset1.Tables("RCTANA").Columns("STOKID"))

        With TreeView1
            'prevents the control from painting until the EndUpdate method is called
            .BeginUpdate()
            'Clears/Deletes all nodes that currently exist
            .Nodes.Clear()
            'Loop through all rows of the Categories table
            For Each drSTK As DataRow In dset1.Tables("STOKANA").Rows
                'Adds the Category as a root node
                Dim nodParent As TreeNode
                nodParent = TreeView1.Nodes.Add(drSTK.Item("STOKAD").ToString)
                'Loops through the products related to the Category
                For Each drRCT As DataRow In drSTK.GetChildRows(relPC)
                    'Adds the Product as a child of the Category
                    Dim nodChild As TreeNode
                    nodChild = nodParent.Nodes.Add(drRCT.Item("ALTSTKAD").ToString)
                Next drRCT
            Next drSTK
            'Expands all nodes
            .ExpandAll()
            'Enables the redrawing of the tree view
            .EndUpdate()
            'Ensures that the first node is visible
            .Nodes(0).EnsureVisible()
        End With
create 2 other relations
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Dear Experts

Thanks for your helps and I am sorry for this late answer. I had tried for solution since I wrote here last time. I tried adding relationships but it's very hard to create n-level treeview with this method and I tried using a few datasets and this method didnot allow me to have n-level.