Filtering Data in Grid

Hiding Data of a Column

  1. Right-click the required column, and then click Visible Columns on the shortcut menu. The Visible Columns dialog box opens.
  2. Clear the check box next to the column you want to hide in the grid.
  3. Click OK to close the dialog box and apply the filter condition.

Filtering Data by Column

  • On a column header, click the Filter button. Select the filter value from the drop-down list box. The box includes a set of values encountered in the column and the universal items such as All, Custom, Blanks, and Non Blanks.

  • Right-click a column, and point to Quick Filter on the shortcut menu, and then click the required filtering condition.

Quick filter

When the data is filtered, the column Filter button will be changed to active-filter to indicate the applied filter. The filter condition appears at the bottom of the grid providing you a one-click quick access to the filter condition parameters. You can manage them in the following ways:

  • To remove all filter conditions, click the cross icon at the bottom of the grid. To remove the filter condition of a column, right-click this column and click Clear Filter on the shortcut menu.

  • To switch from the filtered data to the full data display, clear the check box at the bottom of the grid.

  • To edit the filter condition, click Edit Filter. The Filter Editor dialog box opens.

Applying a Custom Filter Condition to Column

  1. Right-click the required column, point to Quick Filter on the shortcut menu, and then click the Filter Condition icon. The Filter Editor dialog box opens.

  2. Choose a relation type and type values to build a filter.

    Filter editor

    Filter conditions in the Filter Editor dialog box are displayed as a tree with condition and group nodes. A group consists of several conditions or subgroups, united with a logical operator. To change a group logical operator, click it and select another one from the menu. To navigate between conditions and groups, use the UP ARROW and DOWN ARROW keys. To navigate between a condition column, a criteria operator and an operand value, use the LEFT ARROW and RIGHT ARROW keys.

    To remove a condition, click the cross icon or navigate to the condition and press the DELETE or MINUS SIGN key. To remove a group, click its logical operator and select the Remove Group from the appeared menu. You can copy, cut, and paste conditions and groups with CTRL+C, CTRL+X, and CTRL+V keys.

  3. Click OK to apply the filter condition to the data in the grid.

Creating a New Filter Condition

  1. Create a new group:
    • Click the upper-level group operator and select Add Group from the menu.
    • Press CTRL+PLUS SIGN.
  2. Create a new filter condition by doing one of the following:
    • Click the upper-level group operator and select Add Condition from the menu.
    • Navigate to a group you want to enhance, and press INSERT or PLUS SIGN key.
    • Click the green plus icon of the group you want to enhance.
  3. Click the condition column, and then and select the column you need from the menu.
  4. Click the condition criteria operator and select the criteria operator you want to apply.
  5. If the condition operator requires operand values, specify them.