A FilterCondition object contains the properties for a condition in the filter or exclusion filter for a report. This object has no methods.

To create a new filter condition, call the AddItem method of the FilterConditions collection and either pass it the name of the field for the filter condition or set the FieldName property of the returned FilterCondition object.


All properties are read-write.

NameData TypeDescription
AskAtRuntime Boolean True if this is an "ask-at-runtime" condition and False (the default) if not.
CaseSensitive Boolean True if this is a case-sensitive condition (the default) and False if not.
Condition String The condition as it appears in the WHERE clause of a SQL statement. You don't have to set the value of this property (it's determined automatically), but can reference it if needed.
Connection String The connection to the previous condition (AND or OR, with or without parentheses).
Display String The condition as displayed to the user. You don't have to set the value of this property (it's determined automatically), but can reference it if needed.
FieldName String The aliased field name the condition filters on.
IgnoreCondition Boolean True to ignore this condition when the report is run.
IncludeInDisplay Boolean True if this condition is included in the filter display (the default). Set it to False if you don't want the user to see this condition.
Operator String The descriptive name for the operator used for the filter:
  • equals
  • not equals
  • is not equal
  • begins with
  • not begins with
  • does not begin with
  • contains
  • not contains
  • does not contain
  • greater than
  • is greater than
  • greater than or equal
  • is greater than or equal
  • less than
  • is less than
  • less than or equal
  • is less than or equal
  • between
  • is between
  • not between
  • is not between
  • not is between
  • is one of
  • is not one of
  • not is one of
  • is blank
  • is not blank
  • not is blank
  • is known
  • is unknown
  • is yes
  • is no
Values Collection A collection of the values to compare to the field. Use the Count property to determine how many values there are and the Item method to return a particular value. To add a value to the collection, use code like:
ValueType String The type of value being compared to the field: "Value," "Field," or "Expression."

Here's an example that adds a filter condition of City = "Berlin" to a report; this code could be used in a DataEngine.FinalizeSQLStatement script, for example:

Visual FoxPro

loCondition = toApplication.DataEngine.FilterConditions.AddItem('Customers.City')
loCondition.Connection = 'and'
loCondition.Operator   = 'equals'


Condition = Application.DataEngine.FilterConditions.AddItem("Customers.City")
Condition.Connection = "and"
Condition.Operator   = "equals"


var Condition;
Condition = Application.DataEngine.FilterConditions.AddItem("Customers.City");
Condition.Connection = "and";
Condition.Operator   = "equals";


FilterCondition Condition = sfqApplication.DataEngine.FilterConditions.AddItem("Customers.City");
Condition.Connection = "and";
Condition.Operator   = "equals";


dim Condition as FilterCondition = sfqApplication.DataEngine.FilterConditions.AddItem("Customers.City")
Condition.Connection = "and"
Condition.Operator   = "equals"

See also

Collections | FilterConditions Collection

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