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insertBefore

Inserts a node before another node. This method may also be used to reorder nodes.

Parameters

nodeData Object

A JSON-formatted string or selector that specifies the node to be inserted.

referenceNode jQuery

The node that follows the inserted node.

Returns

jQuery The inserted <li> element, wrapped in a jQuery object.

Example

<div id="treeview"></div>
<script>
$("#treeview").kendoTreeView({
  dataSource: [
    { text: "foo" }
  ]
});

var treeview = $("#treeview").data("kendoTreeView");
var foo = treeview.findByText("foo");

// insert "bar" before "foo"
treeview.insertBefore({ text: "bar" }, foo);

// move the node "foo" before the node "bar"
treeview.insertBefore(foo, treeview.findByText("bar"));
</script>
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