FilterFactory Class

.NET Framework (current version)

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Creates a filter template.

Namespace:   System.Web.DynamicData
Assembly:  System.Web.DynamicData (in System.Web.DynamicData.dll)


public class FilterFactory


Initializes a new instance of the FilterFactory class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateFilterControl(MetaColumn, String)

Creates an instance of the filter template.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetFilterVirtualPath(MetaColumn, String)

Gets the virtual path of the filter template.


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

The FilterFactory class is used at run time by Dynamic Data to get an instance of a filter template for a specific column type.

You can override the methods that are defined in this class to customize how filter templates are loaded. For example, a custom implementation could load the filter templates from a location different than the default ~/DynamicData/Filters folder.

Dynamic Data provides filter templates for foreign-key, Boolean, and enumeration column types and displays them by using a DropDownList control. You can also create custom filter templates.

For an example of table row filtering uses the default filter templates, see the QueryableFilterRepeater class.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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