TreeView custom sort?

Tore Nilsen tore.nilsen at
Sat Dec 10 13:10:42 EST 2016

Could you build the initial array with the object names as keys, add the layer numbers as part of the information you store about each element,  then sort the array by layer numbers and set the array of the tree view widget to the sorted array? Or am I missing something in your description here? 

Tore Nilsen

> 10. des. 2016 kl. 18.30 skrev Richard Gaskin <ambassador at>:
> I need a sort of object browser, and have been playing around with the TreeView widget as a possible quick solution.
> Handy for many things, but being array-based it seems my options for sorting are limited.
> Like the IDE's Object Browser, I need a sort order which reflects physical layering of objects.
> I could number these as I add them to the array, but the numbers would be meaningless to the user, as they would be in the Object Browser.
> I'd like to show the object name instead, but I can't find a way to do that while maintaining a fixed order.
> Any ideas, or am I back to making a custom control for this?
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