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Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

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    Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

    I have a grid displaying fields to give an overall view of claimant information. I am using a QBE row for custom user filtering creating a query genie basically. This is all good and operating fine so far. The client would like to be able to save the selections from those fields and filters by logged in user so that they can be retrieved again at a later date. I'm brainstorming the approach for this now and am thinking that I would need to collect the QBE field data and the underlying filter string and save this to a table by userID and a saved name so a user could get saved filter configurations from a dropdown by the saved name. Hope this makes sense.

    Any advice?

    Can I collect the field data and filter information from a QBE row?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

    Have you tried using the option within the search part, to Save and Load Searches?

    I haven't used it, and I don't know if it will hold the search that was created b a QBE (which is created in the Grid, not from the Search Part), but I figured I'd throw that out to you....
    MSQL since 2010
    A5V11 since Feb 2012

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      Re: Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

      I was thinking the same thing that the QBE is not really part of the Search Part but more with the Grid part, but it is certainly worth trying. It would be nice to save the QBE fields and reload the fields when saving or loading a filter, but if not I'm thinking if I can get the filter string that is applied to the grid when the QBE is run then I could save that and apply it when loaded. Something along that line. I have to sit down and stat playing with some options.

      If anyone has done something similar or knows how to access the QBE fileds and/or filter that is used on the grid I could use that help.

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        Re: Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

        I've gotten back to this part of my development and as Marion suggested I looked into using the SearchPart of the grid and using the Save and Load Search Criteria. This has turned out to be a much better direction for what I am trying to achieve with just one exception.

        Saved search criteria is shown for all users that saved criteria for a given component. The Load Criteria button displays the saved criteria filtered for that component (which is fine and makes sense) but it shows for all users. My client wants to only see the saved criteria in the list by user, meaning only the criteria that she has saved and not others. I see in the table a field to hold the user ID but there is no built in feature to filter by this that I can see.

        Is there any way I can filter the saved criteria by User ID so only that person's saved criteria shows up in the load list? I really need this to work somehow.

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          Re: Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

          Any thoughts anyone? Alpha employees? Is this possible or am I up the creek in this regard?

          Personally I think letting all users see what criteria has already been saved and making use of that is the better design decision and is what I am going to attempt to get across to the client when I meet tomorrow, BUT....we all know how clients can be and this is originally what they wanted so I really need a plan B and making use of what Alpha already has would be the better plan B.

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            Re: Accessing and Entering QBE Field Selections

            Thought this might do better in a new thread with more specific title.

            https://forum.alphasoftware.com/show...901#post609901

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