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Whether to show a filter field.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
ListDialog 10.6 Yes Yes No No No
MBS( "ListDialog.SetShowsFilter"; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
Value Pass 1 to show filter or 0 to hide. 1


Returns OK or error.


Whether to show a filter field.
The filter allows to search for text in the list and show only matching items.
You can provide multiple words separated by space and we search for each of them to find words containing the text in all columns of each row.


Enables filter and clears it:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("ListDialog.SetShowsFilter"; 1) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("ListDialog.SetFilter"; "") ]

See also

Release notes

  • Version 10.6
    • Added filter for ListDialog and related functions: ListDialog.GetFilter, ListDialog.GetShowsFilter, ListDialog.SetFilter and ListDialog.SetShowsFilter.

Created 21st November 2020, last changed 22nd November 2020

ListDialog.SetSelectedTitle   -   ListDialog.SetUsesAlternatingRowBackgroundColors

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