getParent

returns the id of the parent task

string| number getParent(string| number id);

Parameters

idstring| numberthe task id

Returns

string| numberthe id of the parent task. Root's id if there is no parent for the specified task

Example

var tasks = {
  data:[
     {id:"p_1", text:"Project #1", start_date:"01-04-2013", duration:18, 
     open:true},
     {id:"t_1", text:"Task #1", start_date:"02-04-2013", duration:8,
     parent:"p_1"},
     {id:"t_2", text:"Task #2", start_date:"11-04-2013", duration:8,
     parent:"p_1"}
   ]
};
gantt.init("gantt_here");
gantt.parse(tasks);
 
gantt.getParent("t_1"); //-> "p_1" gantt.getParent("p_1"); //-> 0 (the default root id)

See also
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