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ColumnView.ActiveFilterCriteria Property

Gets or sets the current filter criteria.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraGrid.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: CriteriaOperator
A DevExpress.Data.Filtering.CriteriaOperator object which represents the total filter criteria.

Expanded Remarks

Use the ActiveFilterCriteria property to specify the filter criteria by using a DevExpress.Data.Filtering.CriteriaOperator object. The property returns the same value as the ViewFilter.Criteria property of the ActiveFilter object. In specific instances you may want to assign the filter criteria by using a filter string. To do this, use the ActiveFilterString property.

Note that the filter can be temporarily disabled by using the ActiveFilterEnabled property.

The ActiveFilterCriteria and ActiveFilterString properties can't be used to filter data by a field that isn't represented by a column in the current View.

For more information on filtering, see Filtering Overview.

Expanded Example

The following code demonstrates how to create filter criteria and assign them to a Grid View via the ActiveFilterCriteria property. The criteria is created using the operators defined in the DevExpress.Data.Filtering namespace (the DevExpress.Data.Filtering.GroupOperator and DevExpress.Data.Filtering.BinaryOperator classes). The created criteria represent the filter expression: "[Extension] = '.gif' OR [Extension] = '.png'".

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