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  • sjoshid
    started a topic Search on values returned from formatCellValue

    Search on values returned from formatCellValue

    I have a simple listgrid with field of type string. I have a formatCellValue on the field. But I cannot search the field on value returned from formatCellValue. Eg.,
    Code:
    formatCellValue : function(value, record, rowNum) {                                      
        //value is string of number like "1234"
        return "ABCD";
    }
    So after the field is rendered, I want to search on the formatted value which is "ABCD".
    But I cannot do that. I guess I have to reindex the field or something.
    How do I get this behavior?

  • sjoshid
    replied
    Alright. thank you.

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  • Blama
    replied
    Hi sjoshid,

    Originally posted by sjoshid View Post
    What does mean? Can you provide an example?
    I assume Isomorphic means:
    • a .ds.xml field with a simple customSelectExpression
    • a .ds.xml field with a call to a more complex function in your DB
    so that the DB can already do the filtering.

    Best regards
    Blama

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  • sjoshid
    replied
    What does
    you need to make sure the server search matches
    mean? Can you provide an example?

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  • Isomorphic
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    Search is designed to match client and server-side, so we can't search on formatted values. Also, the formatted value isn't stored anywhere except in the DOM.

    So, the only way to search on a formatted value is to put it into the data as a field. Even then, you need to make sure the server search matches, or limit to just client-side searching (only safe if the data set is small).

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