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The tree visualization is used to visualize the directory hierarchy. It shows the main directory and all the subdirectories in a tree structure. It also allows the user to expand and collapse the directory hierarchy by clicking on the icons to the left of each heading.

Pros & Cons

It gives a general overview of the directory structure. It can only be used to visualize a tree structure.


The tree visualization can be used to view and organise any directory structure.

Implementation Details

It is implemented using the JAVA JTree component.

Usage Hints

Read in the directory heirarchy from your home directory and visualize it with the tree visualization.


This code was implemented by Shashikant Penumurthy of the IVC team. Document compilation by Soma Sanyal.

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