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Lookup Condition

Status: Partially Implemented
by Nickel Contributor anoshwadia on ‎11-14-2011 12:41 PM

When you add a Lookup Control to a SalesLogix Web quickform, it seems to always default to a "CONTAINS" condition.

 

Many customers have asked us to change this so it defaults to a "Starting With" condition. However it looks like this change is not possible(?)

 

A CONTAINS condition is more expensive on the SQL server as well, especially if you lookup on a larger text field.

 

It would be handy if this was customizable in code so that the default condition can be set programmatically. I know it seems like a minor request, but its all about streamlining workflow and improving the user experience with the product and little things like this do matter!

 

Thanks!

Anosh

Status: Partially Implemented
There is a user option to set entity lookup default value in V8.
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by Gold Super Contributor RJLedger
on ‎11-14-2011 03:05 PM

Unfortunately.. you will find as many people who like "contains" as those who favor "starts With".

 

Best solution - something in the property to be able to select:

   Starts With

   Contains

   Ends With (yes, I have had people who want that ;-)

 

 

Even better.. at run-time to allow the user to do what he/she wants.

 

 

NOTE: I believe the "new" controls in 8.0 will solve the problem... but you will have to wait for it and then upgrade.

by Silver Contributor RJSamp
on ‎11-14-2011 09:17 PM

Have had many customer's use the OpportunityID as a unique identifier for Opportunities that doesn't take a lot of typing.....and yes this  uses an ENDS WITH wild card....

by Moderator Moderator
on ‎08-09-2012 12:11 PM
Status changed to: Partially Implemented
There is a user option to set entity lookup default value in V8.

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