Edit this page

TreeMap Overview

The RadTreeMap for ASP.NET AJAX control suits perfectly for visualization of hierarchical data in a traditional tree structure. The control provides three options for displaying the data, which could be managed by the AlgorithmType property - Squarified, Horizontaland Vertical (see AlgorithmType article). The most popular and widely used of them is the Squarified type, which recursively subdivides area into approximately-square rectangles. As a result, the end user is provided with the structured data, represented by a numerous items, visualized on screen simultaneously with an efficient use of space. (see Figure 1)

Another useful property of the RadTreeMap is the Colors property. The property represents a collection of type System.Drawing.Color, which could be used to add custom colors and thus specifying the list of colors, applied to each group of items.(see Colors article)

Figure 1: Demonstrates how the RadTreeMap control visualizes its data in an efficient use of space, when the AlgorithmType property is set to Squarified.treemap-overview

important

Using the RadTreeMap in Internet Explorer 7 is not fully supported, as some glitches in the appearance may arise.

Is this article helpful? No Yes
Thank you for your feedback!

Give article feedback

Tell us how we can improve this article

close
Dummy