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SelectQueryFluentBuilder.Filter(String) Method

Specifies the criteria used to filter data returned by the current query.

Namespace: DevExpress.DataAccess.Sql

Assembly: DevExpress.DataAccess.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.DataAccess


public SelectQueryFluentBuilder Filter(
    string filterString


Name Type Description
filterString String

A String value, specifying the filter criteria.


Type Description

A SelectQueryFluentBuilder object.


In the following example, a query selects and orders records from a single data table.

using DevExpress.DataAccess.ConnectionParameters;
using DevExpress.DataAccess.Sql;
// ... 

private SqlDataSource BindToData() {
    // Create a data source with the required connection parameters. 
    Access97ConnectionParameters connectionParameters =
    new Access97ConnectionParameters("../../Data/nwind.mdb", "", "");
    SqlDataSource ds = new SqlDataSource(connectionParameters);

    // Return a list of categories sorted by the number of products in each category. 
    // The chain ends with calling the Build method accepting the query name as a parameter.
    SelectQuery query = SelectQueryFluentBuilder
        .SortBy("ProductID", AggregationType.Count, System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection.Descending)
        .Filter("[CategoryID] != 8")

    // Add the query to the collection and return the data source. 
    return ds;
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