When you apply the advanced filter to a selected view, Alloy Navigator refers to the database and retrieves data according to the specified filter criteria.
You can create and apply the advanced filters as follows:
Design the filter by using the specially provided graphical filter builder, then apply the filter.
Directly specify the SQL WHERE clause for filtering the data, then apply the filter (resequires some knowledge of SQL).
ABOUT SHARED VIEWS: You can change the advanced filter of a shared view, but you cannot save your changes and update the shared view. To save your changes, create your local copy of the shared view. For details, see Working with views.
(Filter Applied)' ending displayed both on the tab above the grid and in the status bar (for details, see Menus and Toolbars).
NOTE: If you have limited the number of records to retrieve (for details, see Applying advanced preferences: Limiting the number of records to retrieve), it is recommended that you use the Advanced Filter.