For the scenario you want to achieve I suggest you use the Filtering UI feature. The filtering component(Filtering UI) appears when clicking the options icon on each column's header and it allows the user to easily filter data by column values. Also it contains an entry which allows you to enter the filter criteria.
If the Filtering UI does not fit your requirements, you can create a custom filtering UI - how to do this refer to the following article from our documentation: How to Customize the Filtering UI. A sample demo can be found in ourSDK browser app.
I hope the provided information was helpful.
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