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ColumnView.ActiveFilterString Property

Gets or sets the total filter expression for the current View.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v18.2.dll


public string ActiveFilterString { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description


A string that specifies the total filter expression applied to the current View.


Reading the ActiveFilterString property returns the value of the ViewFilter.Expression property of the ColumnView.ActiveFilter object.

Assigning any filter string to the ActiveFilterString property clears any filters that have been previously assigned, and then applies a new filter expression to the View.

The ActiveFilterString and ColumnView.ActiveFilterCriteria properties can’t be used to filter data by a field that isn’t represented by a column in the current View.


This example demonstrates how to assign a filter to a View using the ColumnView.ActiveFilterString property.

gridView1.ActiveFilterString = "([ProductID] = 1 OR [ProductID] = 3 " + 
  "OR [ProductID] > 10) AND [Discount] = 0";
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