- Query by Expression - Action Scripting
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Platform/Xbasic Action Scripting/Query by Expression.xml
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.
- Find By Form - Action Scripting
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Platform/Xbasic Action Scripting/Forms/Find By Form.xml
The Find by Form action displays the Find By Form dialog box.
- The Grid Component
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/index.xml
Guides on how to use the grid builder, grid properties and features, example pages, and more.
- Highlighting Search Terms in Grid Records
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Highlighting Search Terms in Grid Records.xml
This topic describes how to highlight a search term found in the text of matching records displayed in a grid. For example, if you start with something like this,
- Creating a Grid Component - Tutorial
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Introducing the Grid Builder/Tutorials/Creating a Grid Component - Tutorial.xml
Covers a range of topics including selecting a database, creating a grid component, selecting data to use and display in the component, and how to view the component in a browser.
- Grid Component SQL Database Credentials
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Grid Component/Grid Component SQL Database Credentials.xml
By default all users who use a Grid component connect to the SQL database using the same credentials. These credentials are defined in the a5_application.a5i file which is automatically published when your application is published. The a5_application.a5i file defines how each named connection string in your application should be resolved at runtime.
- UX Component
/pages/Client/Guide/Design/View/Grid/UX Component - Older Page.xml
This is an older UX Component page that gives a general overview of the builders categories, properties, and features. For a more current description of the UX builder visit the other UX Component page.
- Dialog Component - Power Search for Embedded Report
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Component/Dialog Component - Power Search for Embedded Report.xml
Requires the Power Search for Reports Embedded in Dialog Components feature pack, included in subscription
The Dialog Component can be used to create a 'Search Part' for a Report so that the end-user can enter search ctieria to define exactly which records to display in the report.
How it works
- Using a Dialog as a Search Form
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Form/Using a Dialogasa Search Form.xml
Assume you have a grid that shows all the records of a table, such as the following.
- Filtering a Grid with Quick Search
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Quick Search/Filtering a Grid with Quick Search.xml
Quick Searchis an option for a grid component that allows you to quickly filter and re-display its contents.
To add Quick Search to a grid: