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Allow incomplete response hierarchy in views (Category: Make classic applications great again)

Some time you need to display responses in their response hierarchy but do NOT show the main document of a thread in the same view. This is currently impossible to do. Examples would be: Show all responses to the chosen main document in an embedded view but in correct hierarchy. 

I will try to clarify this: 

Today it is easily possible to make a view look like this ( \/ = Open Twisty, > = Closed Twisty): 

\/ Main Document 1

\/ -- Response Document 1

----Response to Response Document

> -- Response Document 2

\/ -- Response Document 3

----Response to Response Document 3

> Main Document 2

 

Main documents and the complete Response Hierarchy are collapsable.

If I now want to have an embedded view within the Main- document, then I ALWAYS have to include the Main document itself in the view. But I would like to create a view that looks like this:

\/ -- Response Document 1

----Response to Response Document

> -- Response Document 2

\/ -- Response Document 3

----Response to Response Document 3

But today as soon as you exclude the main documents from the view, it will not show ANY document anymore if response hierarchy is enabled...

 

EDIT: There IS an option for this in the view properties (information tab) called "Show Partial response hierarchies". But this option is Eclipse- only. And I want to have this for "normal" views as well. 

 

 

Torsten Link

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  • Aug 22 2018
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    Thomas Hampel commented
    27 Oct, 2018 08:36am

    Moving idea to product : Domino Designer

  • Guest commented
    19 Oct, 2018 03:56am

    Hmm ... if only there is an option to somehow not show that category if text is blank and also move all documents under that category to the parent category. Then you can do that with main documents and a couple of action button for Expand All / Collapse All

    Tinus Riyanto

  • Guest commented
    20 Sep, 2018 09:55am

    THAT is exacty the problem: You cannot have twisties / collapsible views without a view hierarchy. But that only works if you show the complete hierarchy. Check the edit in my post to make it clear

  • Guest commented
    5 Sep, 2018 08:43am

    Could you perhaps attach a picture to explain how you wanted the view to look like ? I am a bit confused since your idea mention displaying response without their parent docs but your comment mention twisties (which only display if parent docs are displayed).

  • Guest commented
    30 Aug, 2018 07:09am

    Yes, but then you loose the possibility to open / close the trees with Twisties: You cannot make a non- hierarchy- view collapsable (yes, you can use categoires, but that is not the same)

  • Guest commented
    23 Aug, 2018 06:09am

    You can use main document instead of response. You still need to maintain the parent / child relationship manually but it should be possible to show all the child of a parent in an embedded view.