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Sets the current filter text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ListDialog 11.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "ListDialog.SetFilter"; Value { ; Placeholder } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Value The new filter text. ""
Placeholder The placeholder text to show if there is no filter.
Set to "" if you don't want the text.
"Filter" Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets the current filter text.
The filter will be applied next time ListDialog.ShowDialog is used.
You may want to use ListDialog.SetShowsFilter to show the filter field.

Filtering may not work with grouping well.


Set filter:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "ListDialog.SetFilter"; "New") ]

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This function is free to use.

Created 21st November 2020, last changed 27th January 2021

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