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  • How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

    I have general question about filtering.
    I have Dialog bind to one table, there is also repeating section binding to second table and linked as OneToMany with first.
    I need filter rows in repeating section for example by field=constant or another example by session variable which contain userid.

    How can I do it?


  • #2
    Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

    No one? It's possible?


    • #3
      Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

      I spoke to Selwyn the beginning of March about this. He told me this would be a new feature. I left it at that, as I just used a view on the table to do the filtering I required.

      I seems strange only you and me have needed this feature since March.



      • #4
        Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

        Maybe just you and me somewhere wrote about this.
        I think, data filtering is base operation on database applications ...


        • #5
          Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

          well, Selwyn always listen to our prayer, (even he is sometime quiet) and there is good news, from 2743-3947 (PRE-RELEASE) filtering is here.

          Dialog Component - Data Binding - SQL Tables - Repeating Sections - Order and Filter -
          In the Data Binding definition, you could specify a property for the Order expression, but it was not honored. Now, this is working. In addition, you can now also specify a Filter property. This is the filter that applies to the records shown in the Repeating Section. For example, if you specify a filter of:
          quantity > 10
          only the order items with quantity > 10 will be shown in the 'OrderItems' Repeating Section.
          Thank you very much Selwyn and others of Alpha Software


          • #6
            Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

            How can I apply the filter by using a dropdown control - I have a many-to-one table that has a category field and I want to use a dropdown to pick a category - based on that choice I need it to filter the repeating section.


            • #7
              Re: How to filter repeating section in Dialog component

              I am trying to do the same thing, but my filter is based upon 3 textboxes that the user completes.
              The populate dialog box says to seperate keys with ||| but it doesnt work. I only get matches for the first key:

              dim search as C = e.datasubmitted.KEYWORD + "|||" + e.datasubmitted.GRADESEARCH
              ExecuteServerSideAction("Populate Dialog from Tables::Populate_a_Dialog_with_data_from_one_or_more_tables")

              If this is a bug I need a workaround fast, please. I need this routine.
              Last edited by mvaughn; 07-25-2013, 10:45 AM.
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