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Your column is string?
Post your grid markup.
Here is the markup for the entire grid, the column I'm searching on is ActivityTypeID. Also the contains filter seems to be working ok if I put only letters in the search box, but numbers and letters like: "Insulation - 02" also gives nothing matched.
In GridDropDownColumn the filter is passed to ListValueField.
View solutions here:
Test with GridTemplateColumn. Add ActivityType to DataField to filter works and in EditItemTemplate you add one RadComboBox:
Concatenate two columns on DataSource:
Select ID, Description + '' + Ext Description as Desc From YourTableName
In DataTextField from RadComboBox link Desc Field
The grid can filter the items by the ExtDescription field only if it is present in the grid's datasource. To paraphrase Roberto's suggestion: