Should TreeItem have a Text property?

Jeff Martin jeff at
Wed May 21 20:28:04 UTC 2014


	Jira: TreeItem should have a Text property


On May 21, 2014, at 2:44 PM, Stephen F Northover <steve.x.northover at> wrote:

> This sounds reasonable to me.  Please enter a JIRA for it.
> Steve
> On 2014-05-21 2:52 PM, Jeff Martin wrote:
>> I'm working with TreeView today and it seems like it would be convenient if TreeItem had a Text property in addition to it's Graphic property. This would seem to solve the most common need for a custom TreeCell factory.
>> Since most trees basically show a tree of labels, it would seem to make as much sense as the Graphic property.
>> It might have been sufficient if the default rendering used TreeItem.toString() instead of TreeItem.getValue().toString(), although this would miss the free updating you could get by resetting a TreeItem.Text property dynamically.
>> jeff

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