filter question

Phil Davis davis.phil at
Mon Mar 13 17:33:21 EST 2006

Hi Chris,

To filter on column 3, are you using something like this?

   put fld "list" into tList
   filter tList \
       with "*" & tab & "*" & tab & fld "filter" & tab & "*"
   put tList into fld "list"

If so, it seems like that should work.

Phil Davis

Chris Sheffield wrote:
> I'm trying to apply a filter to a list field.  The columns of the  field 
> are tab delimited.  I have a separate "filter" field that  allows the 
> user to apply a filter to the list based on whichever  column is the 
> current sort column.  I can get the filter to work fine  so long as the 
> first column is selected, but anything else does not  work.
> How can I apply a filter to a list based on say item 3 of each line  of 
> that list?  Is that possible?
> Thanks,
> Chris
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> Chris Sheffield
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