Filtering list entries

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The defined objects can be filtered and sorted on different criteria.

Alphabetic sorting

A mouse click on the title of a column sorts the list for the selected column. A second mouse click on the column title inverts the sorting.

Filtering on checkboxes

Filtering on active or inactive checkboxes is possible. This works in the same way as the alphabetic sorting.

Entering filter criteria

An input field below the title offers the possibility to enter filter criteria. This has the effect that only those objects are listed, that fit to the filter criteria. If the filter criteria are deleted, all objects are displayed again. If you click on the filter field of a column, a combobox listing the last used filters of this column opens. In columns with checkboxes both checkboxes are displayed in the combobox for filtering.


If it should be filtered only on a certain character, * and ? can be used as wildcards. The character * is a placeholder for a string and ? is a placeholder for one single character.

Example Example

The filter Variable? filters all variables, that begin with Variable and have one additional character. E.g. Variable1, Variable2, Variable3, … . .

*1 filters for all variables, that end with 1. E.g. Variable1.

Word parts as filter criteria

It is possible to define words or parts of words from the detailview as filters. For this switch to the marking mode: The desired entry is clicked with the left mouse button while pressing the ALT key. In the opening edit field any string or part of a string can be marked and be moved to the filter field in the column header via Drag&Drop. If the text is dropped there, it becomes the new filter text.

Filter in 'linked elements'

If you jump from an element to an element in the detailview (e.g. a variable) with the option 'linked elements', the element is shown even if it does not match the currently used filter. You will find it at the end of the list and automatically selected.

Changing the properties

After an object has been selected in the detailview or has been created with means of the context menu, its properties can be defined in the properties window.

Multiple selection is allowed here. I.e. if several elements are selected in the list in the detailview of the Project Manager (pictures, variable, etc.), their properties can be changed simultaneously. This means that entries or changes on the property window effect all selected objects. Former entries are lost. In the properties window only those properties are available, that are valid for all selected objects.