New Filter dialog box

Contributors

You can use the New Filter dialog box to create a new filter. You can use the filter to develop finders.

  • Properties tab

  • Query tab

Properties tab

The Properties tab enables you to specify a name for the filter, select a dictionary object, and enter a description for the filter.

  • Name

    Enables you to enter a name for the filter.

  • Type

    Enables you to select a dictionary object from the list.

  • Entity Version

    Enables you to enter the version number for the filter in major.minor.revision format—​for example, 1.0.0.

  • Description

    Enables you to enter a description for the filter.

Query tab

Enables you to enter an SQL query, and edit the label and the description for the attributes.

  • SQL Query

    Enables you to enter an SQL query for the filter.

  • Input Parameters table

    Displays the list of parameters from the SQL query that you have entered which require user input when the filter is used. You can click the Label or the Description column of a parameter to edit the label or enter a description.

  • Returned Attributes table

    Displays the list of returned attributes from the SQL query.

Command buttons

  • Test

    Enables you to test the filter that you have defined.

  • Refresh

    Populates the Input Parameters table and the Returned Attributes table with changed values, if any.

  • Save

    Saves the filter and closes the dialog box.

  • Cancel

    Does not save the filter and closes the dialog box.