Column's Filter DropDown

Filter dropdowns provide a UI for applying filter criteria against columns in the GridView and its descendants, and against card fields in the CardView and LayoutView.

CD_Filtering_FilterDropDownLists

You can choose between four filter dropdown presentation styles.

GridExcelFilter_FilterTypes

The table below lists the main properties and methods related to this visual element.

Look And Feel

The GridControl.LookAndFeel and BaseView.PaintStyleName properties.

Number of Items

ColumnViewOptionsFilter.ColumnFilterPopupMaxRecordsCount - Gets or sets the maximum number of records that are scanned to populate column filter dropdowns with unique filter values.

Display Mode

WindowsFormsSettings.ColumnFilterPopupMode - Gets or sets the default display mode of column filter dropdowns in all GridControls, TreeLists and PivotGridControls in the current application.

ColumnViewOptionsFilter.ColumnFilterPopupMode - Gets or sets the default display mode of filter dropdowns for columns in the current View.

OptionsColumnFilter.FilterPopupMode - Gets or sets which filtering options are available in pop-up menus and how they are presented.

Invoke

ColumnView.ShowFilterPopup

To learn more, see Filter and Search.

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