Last Updated: 27 Oct 2020 13:47 by ADMIN
Created on: 26 Oct 2020 14:57
Category: TreeList
Type: Bug Report
TreeList reorderable does not work when the parentId field has a different name

Bug report

Ticket ID: 1489274

The TreeList reorderable functionality does not work when using a different field name for the parentId (not the default parentId).


In the example below the treelist with parentId: ''parentId" works well when you drag Carla under Ashley. But in the second treelist, Carla disappears 



* **Kendo UI version:** 2020.3.915

1 comment
Alex Hajigeorgieva
Posted on: 27 Oct 2020 13:47

Hello, David,

Thank you for reporting this issue. I have also logged it in our public repository at:


Meanwhile, you can use the data source schema mapping feature fields.fieldName.from that will allow you to still use a custom-named parentId field:



schema: {
        model: {
          id: "id",
          parentId: "parentId",
          expanded: true,
          fields: {
            id: { type: "string" },
            parentId: { from: "customParentFieldIdentifier", type: "string", nullable: true }


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