Query by Expression - Action Scripting


The Query by Expression action displays the Query by Expression dialog, which allows the user to enter a character filter expression that selects records and a character order expression that sequences the selected records. This provides users with an extremely easy and flexible method of creating ad-hoc expression-based queries at run-time.


  1. Make a selection in the Display the Query by Expression dialog in which window? field. This field will be grayed out unless this action is based on a Form or Browse. The choices are:

    • "Current Form or Browse Window".

    • "Another Form or Browse Window".

  2. If you selected "Another Form or Browse Window", in the Window Name field select either:

    • "Forms"

    • "Browses"

  3. Select one of the listed forms or browses.

  4. Click Next >.

  5. Optionally modify the comment that describes the action.

  6. Click Finish.

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