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Expandable Tree Nodes for Drag and Drop Coding

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I find that I code by selecting text and dragging and dropping it on nodes. I use tree nodes exclusively (and simply use a non-hierarchical single tree node for any non-tree-like code).

 

Often, I have closed certain tree nodes for ease of navigating the nodes panel, and then, when I am coding, I find that the node to which I would like to drag and drop text is not visible.

 

It would be great if, upon dragging text to the top level of a particular node, upon rolling over it the tree were to expand downwards, allowing dropping on the lower-hierarchy nodes.

 

Similar behavior is found in many Windows programs, notably Outlook -- when sorting emails by dragging and dropping them to file folders, the folders "open" upon rollover, to reveal sub-folders. This makes sorting much easier.

 

How about it?

 

JP

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Hello Jon and Fabrolino,

 

Thanks for the feedback - this is something we will look into developing in an upcoming release.

 

Regards

Adam

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