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Filtering Column Data

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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You can filter entries in a data grid by the value(s) in one or more of its column headers. Filter the entries in a data grid on a one-time basis, or save your layout to make your preferences persist.

Filtering by Specific Values

Complete the following procedure to filter the data grid for rows that contain specific values in a column.

To filter a view by a specific column entry in the data grid:

  1. In the navigation pane, select the view you want to customize.
  2. In the center pane, click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000003.png in a column header to expose its filter menu.
  3. Select the values for which you want to see entries in the data grid.
  4. Clear the values for which you do not want to see entries in the data grid.
  5. Click OK. The filtered column header displays a filled-in filter button: File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000004.png.
  6. If you want to clear a column's filter, click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000004.png, and then select Clear Filter in the filter menu.
  7. If you want to save the current layout, click Save View Layout in the Actions pane.

Creating Custom Filters

Complete the following procedure to create custom filters for the data grid view.

To create a custom filter for a data grid view:

  1. In the navigation pane, select the view you want to customize.
  2. In the center pane, click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000003.png in a column header to expose its filter menu.
  3. In the filter menu, point to Text Filters, and then select one of the available operators.
  4. In the Custom Filter window, enter your custom filter as a search string using the fields and menus provided.
  5. Click OK. The filtered column header displays a filled-in filter button: File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000004.png.
  6. If you want to clear a columns filter, click File:Success_Center/New_Articles/PatchManager_Admin_Guide_MT/050/0D0/03000004.png, and then select Clear Filter in the filter menu.
  7. If you want to save the current layout, click Save View Layout in the Actions pane.
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