expand

Expands an event.

This method is supported only in vertical mode.

Parameters

event String | Element | jQuery

A string, a DOM element, or a jQuery object which represents the event. A string is treated as a jQuery selector.

Example - expand the first event

<div id="timeline"></div>

<script>

$("#timeline").kendoTimeline({
    dataSource: {
        data:[ {"id":1,"title":"Bowling tournament","subtitle":"Location: Sterling Lanes","description":"Summer Bowling tournament in Michigan","date":"2025-06-30T21:00:00.000Z","actions":[{"text":"Visit the Bowling tournament page"}] },
                {"id":2,"title":"Charlie's first football game","subtitle":"Location: City Football Stadium","description":"Call coach Williams","date":"2022-10-22T21:00:00.000Z"},
                {"id":3,"title":"Alex's Birthday","subtitle":"Location: Alex's House","description":"Buy birthday cake and some fruits","date":"2010-01-09T22:00:00.000Z","images":[{"src":"https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/content/web/foods/4.jpg"},{"src":"https://demos.telerik.com/kendo-ui/content/web/foods/16.jpg"}]},
                {"id":4,"title":"Vacation in Mexico","subtitle": "Location: Cabo San Lucas","description":"Check-in for the flight","date":"2017-12-24T22:00:00.000Z"}],
        schema: {
            model: {
            fields: {
                date: {
                type: "date"
                }
            }
            }
        }
    },
    collapsibleEvents: true,
    orientation: "vertical"
});

var timeline = $("#timeline").data().kendoTimeline;
var firstEvent = timeline.element.find(".k-timeline-event:eq(0)");
timeline.expand(firstEvent);
</script>
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