One of the new features we added to AdvTree control in 7.6 release is search. While control has input focus you can start typing and we’ll search and select the node that begins with the text you typed. You can type whole words and if there is a node that begins with that text it will be selected.

The input buffer for search of course expires after pre-defined period of inactivity. Here are properties that you might find helpful if you are trying to control this feature:

  • KeyboardSearchEnabled – Turns on/off the keyboard search
  • SearchBufferExpireTimeout – The timeout for the buffer expiration if there is no keyboard activity. Default value is 1000 milliseconds. If you set it to 0 the buffer will be disabled and control will essentially search for first for first node that starts with the letter you typed on keyboard.
  • FindNodeByText – method that you can use to search for node that starts with given text from code
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