One problem of the outliner: large outline

Continuing the discussion from Links within document of multi-window jumping:

Sometimes I would like to open different parts of a document at the same time.

Yes, this is One problem of the outliner.
Outliner makes easy to focus something to collapse Rows.
But with a large outline, simply collapsing the branches does not make the view compact enough.

Some of answers are multi window or split-views.

Some another, introduce some more compact collapse structure.

This is not an urgent request, but I think it’s worth thinking about.


Left is now, right is ideas of more compact collapse structure

(for example)

  1. Expand only one leaf in the branch:
    Open one leaf only => Collapse all another.
    Open some leaves => open only near to cursor.
    All leaf close => “2. Collapse consecutive closed Rows into one row” style.

(Click the most left triangle, return to normal view)
(Click another triangle, popover the another leaf list to view next)

  1. Collapse consecutive closed Rows into one row:
    (Click the triangle, all rows in here is all open)

  2. Normal view:
    At this time, I don’t know if it is necessary to mix normal views.
    Selective operation or overall mode?

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