Datasource server-client mixed filtering

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  1. Emanuele
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    Dec 2009

    Posted 28 Jul 2013 Link to this post

    Can I server side filter a datasource for one field and client filter the datasource for others field ?

    Something like this:

    filter: {
                                filters: [
                                    { field: "showHiddenFiles", value: false, serverFilter: true },
                                    { field: "name", value: "mike", serverFilter: false }
  2. Kiril Nikolov
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    Posted 29 Jul 2013 Link to this post

    Hi Emanuele,

    Using different filtering in the DataSource configuration is not a supported functionality. However you can filter the DataSource using the filter configuration, and after that using the Kendo UI API you can apply additional filters later on. 

    For your convenience here is a jsBin example which demonstrates a possible implementation.
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  3. Sam
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    Sep 2015

    Posted 02 Aug 2017 Link to this post

    I'm wondering if, in the last 4 years, this feature has been implemented? If not, is there a more modern workaround for it?
  4. Stefan
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    2741 posts

    Posted 04 Aug 2017 Link to this post

    Hello Sam,

    Currently, using both server side and client side filtering(and operations in general) is not supported and recommended as it can lead to unexpected issues.

    For example, this will create a scenario where the Grid data has to be sorted once on the server and once on the client, causing two rebinds of the Grid and impacting its performance.

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