Triggered before a node has been expanded upon user interaction. Preventable.

Event Data

e.sender kendo.ui.OrgChart

The OrgChart instance that triggered the event.

e.item jQuery

The parent item element that is about to be expanded. In grouped scenario contains all elements that belong to the group which children are about to be expanded.

e.dataItems Array

The data items of the nodes that are about to change their expanded value.

e.preventDefault Function

If invoked prevents expansion.


<div id="orgchart"></div>

        dataSource: [
            { id: 1, name: "Jane", title: "Boss", expanded: true },
            { id: 2, name: "John", title: "Lead", expanded: true, parentId: 1 },
            { id: 3, name: "Jill", title: "Worker", expanded: true, parentId: 2 },
            { id: 4, name: "James", title: "Worker", expanded: true, parentId: 2 },
        expand: function(e) {
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