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FilterEditorControl Class

Allows end-users to construct filter criteria, and apply them to data-aware controls or to a data source.

Namespace:DevExpress.DataAccess.UI
Assembly:DevExpress.DataAccess.v18.1.UI.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Remarks

The FilterEditorControl is an updated version of the FilterEditorControl with the single-tab layout.

This updated FilterEditorControl extends the "Text" panel capabilities to improve the end-user experience when building filter criteria in text mode. These improvements include:

  • end-users can now employ various functions to calculate filter values;
  • columns and functions display tooltips (hints) when end-users hover over them;

  • entered text is automatically scanned for errors, the error list is shown at the tab's bottom.
Note

Starting with version 18.1, data-aware controls that utilized the FilterEditorControl for filtering their data (e.g., Data Grid) use this updated FilterEditorControl instead. To revert back to the legacy editor, disable the static WindowsFormsSettings.UseAdvancedFilterEditorControl property.

FilterEditorControl settings are identical to those of the legacy FilterEditorControl.

API
Description
ViewMode Allows you to choose whether the editor should display the "Visual" panel, the "Text" panel, or both.
ApplyFilter Applies the filter criteria to the source control.
SourceControl A control, associated with this FilterEditorControl.

Expanded Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
    System.MarshalByRefObject
       System.ComponentModel.Component
          System.Windows.Forms.Control
             ControlBase
                BaseControl
                   BaseStyleControl
                      FilterEditorControl

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