DriveWorks Pro 16: TableFilter [send feedback...]


Eliminates non-matching values from the table that meet the given condition.


TableFilter( [Table], [ Column Index ], [Condition] )

Table is the table that is to be filtered.

Column Index is the column number the Condition is to be applied to.

Condition is the search condition that when matched will filter the table.



TableFilter(DwLookup Items, 2," >900")

Filters the table to show only the values where column 2 (Width), of the Items table (below), is greater than 900. Will result in:

{"Item","Width","Position","Cost";"Double Cupboard with Drawer","1200","Left Wall","600";"Cupboard Left Drawer Right","1200","Left Wall","610";"Cupboard Right Drawer Left","1200","Left Wall","610";"Double Cupboard with Drawer","1200","Right Wall","600";"Cupboard Left Drawer Right","1200","Right Wall","610";"Cupboard Right Drawer Left","1200","Right Wall","610"}

Sample Data Table

Items Table

Single Drawer Unit600Rear Wall330
Double Drawer Unit900Rear Wall495
Single Cupboard Full600Rear Wall280
Double Cupboard Full900Rear Wall440
Single Cupboard with Drawer600Left Wall300
Double Cupboard with Drawer1200Left Wall600
Cupboard Left Drawer Right1200Left Wall610
Cupboard Right Drawer Left1200Left Wall610
Single Cupboard with Drawer600Right Wall300
Double Cupboard with Drawer1200Right Wall600
Cupboard Left Drawer Right1200Right Wall610
Cupboard Right Drawer Left1200Right Wall610

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Table Filtering

The TableFilter function allows a Data Table to be filtered using other form controls (such as a text box or combo box) so that only the relevant items are displayed.

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See also

How To: Work With Arrays

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