Create AutoSearch Parameters

The following describes how to create AutoSearch parameters using DADE:

  1. Access the Data workspace of the Report Designer.
  2. Create a DataView using the Query Wizard or Query Designer.
  3. A DataView tool window will be displayed in the data workspace.
  4. Press the Search button. The Search tab of the Query Designer will be displayed.
  5. Add a search criteria item and select the AutoSearch checkbox. You can optionally select Mandatory as desired.
  6. Close the query designer.
  7. Now when you select the Preview tab of the Report Designer. A search button will appear on the toolbar. This displays the AutoSearch dialog.
  8. By calling Report.Print in code, or by selecting print/preview from the report explorer the AutoSearch dialog will be automatically be displayed.