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A hierarchical list applet is a type of applet that displays records that include a hierarchical relationship. Although it is similar to a list applet, you can display a hierarchical list applet in a way that is similar in appearance to a tree control. For example, the Categories list that the user accesses to create and manage a catalog category in Siebel eSales.
The HTML Hierarchy Bitmap object that is defined in the HTML Hierarchy Bitmap property of the list defines the icons that Siebel CRM uses to render the list applet. You must define the following bitmaps for the HTML Hierarchy Bitmap:
It is recommended that the number of columns displayed in a hierarchical list applet be small because the width of the column expands as the user navigates down the hierarchy. It is recommended that Siebel CRM only display fields that contain small values in a column that includes an expand control and a collapse control.
If you run a query on a hierarchical list applet, then Siebel CRM only returns the root layer of records. It returns no child records. In the Siebel client this situation does not cause a problem because the user can expand the root level record to view child records. However, if you run a query in a script, then Siebel CRM only returns the top level records.
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