Each column uses a different method for specifying what to include and what to exclude. Here are some examples.
Text columns are filtered with either exact or inexact matches:
Checkbox columns are either checked or not-checked:
Numeric columns are filtered using typical arithmetic comparison operators:
Date columns use special relational operators:
All columns without filtering criteria are shown in the list with a blue symbol. Any columns used for filtering are shown with a red symbol. In this example, the “Water” column is set to include only specimen with watering needs equal to Dry, Moist, Wet, or Well drained.
The Filter View
All about filters
Choosing which columns to show
Filtering your data
For an index to other topics see
Using the Compleat Botanica
Last reviewed March 25, 2004