As we all know, the DataWindow is a very powerful and flexible control used
for data presentation and manipulation. For the most part, the features that
you get out of the box allow you to create some very impressive applications.
With that said, there is always room for improvement. Fortunately for us, the
DataWindow was built with flexibility in mind. By taking advantage of this
flexibility, we can extend the DataWindow to do almost anything we want.
In this article, I'm going to introduce you to PowerFilter, a control
developed by Jim Reese and available for purchase from
www.PowerToTheBuilder.com. PowerFilter is an easy-to-implement DataWindow
filtering component that gives your application auto-filtering functionality
similar to that found in Excel 2007\2010. It works with your existing
DataWindows and requires as little as three lines of PowerScript to implemen... (more)