App Generator: Configure filter

Modified on Fri, 22 Sep 2023 at 04:04 PM

The filters allow to reduce the elements displayed on the overview pages to a clear number or to find a specific element.

  • The Use full-text search is displayed above the table in the overview page and searches the displayed columns for the entered text.
  • Further filters are displayed next to the table and can be configured freely to a large extent.


Filters are created with Add filter or +Add new filter. The filter is configured in the block that appears, which can be expanded and collapsed and whose order can be changed using Drag&Drop. An expanded filter is removed with Delete filter.


The following properties are set for a filter:

  • Filter by: The fields of the types Text, Selection from list and User selection are available, as well as the meta fields Workflow status, Creator, Last editor.
  • Filter name: Automatically set with the field name and can be edited.
  • Filter type:
    • Single select: Suitable for fields with few characteristics, one of which can be selected.
    • Multi select: Suitable for fields with few proficiencies, of which more than one can be selected.
    • Dynamic multi select: Suitable for fields with many proficiencies, of which several can be selected.


Note: It is recommended to provide users with filters and allow them to select table elements than to configure a tab for each filter.



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