General look of filter box with custom filter rules
Here is a general overview of 10Tec autofilter dialog with non-empty custom filter condition list:
Note that the custom filter list has a drop-down date picker (now opened) for easy date selection.
The Tools menu of the filter box
10Tec AutoFilterManager has the built-in Tools menu with commands you can use to work with the grid filter or change some options of the autofilter functionality:
Colorized moveable filter box
The next picture shows how the colors and font of the filter box can be adjusted:
Note that the autofilter dialog was moved from its default place (below directly the column header) to another arbitrary place like a normal window by dragging its title bar.
The filter button in the Date column header also displays the funnel icon indicating that a filter has been set for this column.
Incremental search in the autofilter item list
In addition to the search box above the item list, the required item can be found when you start typing its first letters - just type them when the filter box is opened. A helper mini-window is opened to indicate that incremental search is in effect:
Setting up autofilter for your grid
To add the autofilter functionality to the existing grid, just place the AutoFilter component on the form and link it to the grid:
No more coding to make it work!