Search a Grid Component that is Embedded into a UX component


Create a highly customized 'Search Part' for a Grid. Allows you to submit a UX component that contains 'search' fields to compute a filter expression and then filter a Grid component that has been embedded into the UX component.

Used with the UX component.

Table Filter/Order Properties 

Embedded Grid name

Specify the name of the embedded Grid you want to execute a search on. Choices include.

Component alias name

(Read only) This is the component alias name. You cannot edit the alias here. You must edit is as part of the embedded Grid definition. VERY IMPORTANT: If you change the component alias, you MUST edit this action and then resave it in order to regenerate the correct Javascript!!

Define search fields

Specify the controls on the Dialog that will be used to compute the Filter to apply to the embedded Grid.

Filter type

Specify the filter type. In most cases, you UserFilter will be appropriate. This is the same type of filter that the Search Part in a Grid would apply. The 'BaseFilter' option applies the filter as a 'base filter' which means that the user can't remove the filter by clicking a 'Clear filter' button in the Grid. Choices include UserFilter, BaseFilter.

Combine multiple search conditions with

If the user defines a search on more than one field, combine the search criteria with either an AND or OR keyword. Choices include AND, OR.

Controls to clear

Specify the controls on the Dialog that should be cleared. (These are the controls were the user entered the search criteria).

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