Global Search and Replace
Search and replace values in a field in all currently visible rows in the Grid.
Used with the Grid component
Search and Replace Operation Properties
- Field to update
Specify the field to update. You can use <CurrentField> to indicate the field that currently has focus.
- Read 'search' value from
Specify the ID of an element from which the 'search' value will be read.
- Read 'replace' value from
Specify the ID of an element from which the 'replace' value will be read.
- All instances in field
Replace all instances of the search phrase. If unchecked, only the first instance is changed.
- Case insensitive
Specify if the search should be case insensitive.
- Rows to update
Specify which rows should be updated. 'AllVisibleRows' - all visible existing record rows and all new record rows, 'AllVisibleExistingRecordRows' - all visible existing record rows, but not new record rows. 'AllNewRecordRows' - only new record rows. 'CheckedRows' - only rows that have been checked. Choices include.
- Prompt for confirmation
Before updating a non-blank value, prompt for confirmation?
- Confirmation message
Specify the template to use for the confirmation message. The message can include these placeholders: [row] - row number, [old] - old value in field, and [new] - new value for field.
Global Search and Replace in a Grid Component
It is important to recognize that the action shown in this video is a 'client-side' action. No data is actually written to the database until the user clicks the 'Submit' button.