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RadGrid filtering with RadFilter

  • And
  • Or
  • Not And
  • Not Or
  • Contains
  • DoesNotContain
  • StartsWith
  • EndsWith
  • EqualTo
  • NotEqualTo
  • GreaterThan
  • LessThan
  • GreaterThanOrEqualTo
  • LessThanOrEqualTo
  • Between
  • NotBetween
  • IsEmpty
  • NotIsEmpty
  • IsNull
  • NotIsNull
  • OrderID
  • OrderDate
  • ShipVia
  • ShipName
  • ShipAddress
  • Freight
  • Apply filter
OrderIDOrderDateShipViaShipNameShipAddressFreight
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1027108/01/1996 Split Rail Beer & Ale 4.54
1027308/05/19963QUICK-StopTaucherstraße 1076.07
1027708/09/19963Morgenstern GesundkostHeerstr. 22125.77
1027808/12/19962Berglunds snabbköpBerguvsvägen 892.69
1027908/13/19962Lehmanns MarktstandMagazinweg 725.83
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  • NoFilter
  • Contains
  • DoesNotContain
  • StartsWith
  • EndsWith
  • EqualTo
  • NotEqualTo
  • GreaterThan
  • LessThan
  • GreaterThanOrEqualTo
  • LessThanOrEqualTo
  • Between
  • NotBetween
  • IsEmpty
  • NotIsEmpty
  • IsNull
  • NotIsNull
  • Custom

This demo illustrates how to filter RadGrid using RadFilter control. For this purpose a few steps must be followed:

  • RadFilter's FilterContainerID property must point to a RadGrid instance.
  • AllowFilteringByColumn must be set to true to enable RadGrid filtering
  • [optional]IsFilterItemExpanded set to false to hide the built-in RadGrid's filtering item

When bound RadGrid will supply information for all filterable columns to RadFilter that can be used to build filter expressions. If there are columns with AllowFiltering set to false they will be excluded from the list of the columns that RadFilter will offer to filter. The filter expressions generated by the RadFilter control will depend on the data type of the source grid fields, thus making them protected from type conflicts and syntax errors.

Note that the filter expressions produced by the built-in filtering mechanism of RadGrid and those created by RadFilter are independent from each other. Hence each of these two filter generators will clear the previous filter patterns applied to RadGrid for ASP.NET AJAX.

The demo also demonstrates how to hide the default Apply button of RadFilter and trigger command for building expressions from an external button handler. The controls are ajaxified via RadAjaxManager.

  • DefaultCS.aspx
  • DefaultCS.aspx.cs
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="DefaultCS.aspx.cs" Inherits="Telerik.FilterExamplesCSharp.Integration.DefaultCS"  %>

<%@ Register TagPrefix="telerik" Namespace="Telerik.Web.UI" Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" %>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'>
<head runat="server">
    <title>Telerik ASP.NET Example</title>
  <style type="text/css">
    .filterDiv {
      margin: 0px 0px 20px 0px;
    }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <telerik:RadScriptManager runat="server" ID="RadScriptManager1" />
    <telerik:RadSkinManager ID="RadSkinManager1" runat="server" ShowChooser="true" />
  <telerik:RadAjaxManager runat="server" ID="RadAjaxManager1" DefaultLoadingPanelID="RadAjaxLoadingPanel1">
    <AjaxSettings>
      <telerik:AjaxSetting AjaxControlID="RadFilter1">
        <UpdatedControls>
          <telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl ControlID="RadFilter1"></telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl>
        </UpdatedControls>
      </telerik:AjaxSetting>
      <telerik:AjaxSetting AjaxControlID="RadGrid1">
        <UpdatedControls>
          <telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl ControlID="RadGrid1"></telerik:AjaxUpdatedControl>
        </UpdatedControls>
      </telerik:AjaxSetting>
    </AjaxSettings>
  </telerik:RadAjaxManager>
  <telerik:RadAjaxLoadingPanel runat="server" ID="RadAjaxLoadingPanel1"></telerik:RadAjaxLoadingPanel>
  <div class="demo-container">
    <div class="filterDiv">
      <telerik:RadFilter RenderMode="Lightweight" runat="server" ID="RadFilter1" FilterContainerID="RadGrid1" ShowApplyButton="false"></telerik:RadFilter>
    </div>
    <telerik:RadGrid RenderMode="Lightweight" runat="server" ID="RadGrid1" AutoGenerateColumns="false" DataSourceID="SqlDataSource1" AllowPaging="true" AllowSorting="true" AllowFilteringByColumn="true" OnItemCommand="RadGrid1_ItemCommand">
      <MasterTableView IsFilterItemExpanded="false" CommandItemDisplay="Top">
        <CommandItemTemplate>
          <telerik:RadToolBar RenderMode="Lightweight" runat="server" ID="RadToolBar1" AutoPostBack="true">
            <Items>
              <telerik:RadToolBarButton Text="Apply filter" CommandName="FilterRadGrid" 
                  ImageUrl="<%#GetFilterIcon() %>" ImagePosition="Right"></telerik:RadToolBarButton>
            </Items>
          </telerik:RadToolBar>
        </CommandItemTemplate>
        <Columns>
          <telerik:GridNumericColumn DataField="OrderID" HeaderText="OrderID" DataType="System.Int32"></telerik:GridNumericColumn>
          <telerik:GridDateTimeColumn DataField="OrderDate" HeaderText="OrderDate" DataFormatString="{0:MM/dd/yyyy}"></telerik:GridDateTimeColumn>
          <telerik:GridNumericColumn DataField="ShipVia" HeaderText="ShipVia" DataType="System.Int32"></telerik:GridNumericColumn>
          <telerik:GridBoundColumn DataField="ShipName" HeaderText="ShipName"></telerik:GridBoundColumn>
          <telerik:GridBoundColumn DataField="ShipAddress" HeaderText="ShipAddress"></telerik:GridBoundColumn>
          <telerik:GridNumericColumn DataField="Freight" HeaderText="Freight" DataType="System.Decimal"></telerik:GridNumericColumn>
        </Columns>
      </MasterTableView>
    </telerik:RadGrid>
  </div>
  <asp:SqlDataSource runat="server" ID="SqlDataSource1" ConnectionString="<%$ ConnectionStrings:NorthwindConnectionString %>" SelectCommand="Select OrderID, OrderDate, ShipVia, ShipName, ShipAddress, Freight FROM Orders"></asp:SqlDataSource>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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