Under Review
Last Updated: 29 Apr 2019 06:46 by ADMIN
Created on: 26 Apr 2019 13:46
Type: Feature Request
Allow setting CompositeFilterDescriptor from GridFilterCell

Currently the GridFilterCell OnChange returns a subset of a FilterDescriptor (A value an an Operator to run on the value), which allows a custom filter cell to create one filter rule (FilterDescriptor). However, the CompositeFilterDescriptor structure allows a lot more flexibility. `month == 'January' OR 'March' OR 'May'`. If the GridFilterCell could be passed a CompositeFilterDescriptor instead of the current subset, then a custom filter cell could be much more powerful.

In an orders grid for instance, with a status of Pending, Paid, Shipped, and Delivered a "Show/Hide Shipped" button would exclude or include the Shipped and Delivered orders when clicked. Or a list of checkboxes to choose the statuses you want to see (like the JQuery Grids support).

TL;DR: There is currently no way to re-implement multi-checkboxes or other complex filtering interfaces with the Kendo React Grid without re-implementing all of the filtering logic manually from scratch, as the Existing filter cells don't support this and a custom GridFilterCell can't be configured to return that logic in a single FilterDescriptor. 

1 comment
Posted on: 29 Apr 2019 06:46
Hello, Eric,

Thank you for the request.

The team will review it and see if we can offer an improved approach for handling cases like this one. Then based on its popularity we will add it to our roadmap.

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