A +1 on this, I am trying to persist my filtering, column orders, and column widths for my grids
A note for a possible solution... on the dataSource, you can add filters and the fire off the dataBind event, or you may want to do serverFiltering: true and handle the prefilter on the server, so the JSON data will come down already filtered.
(Not sure if any of that works or even makes sense, just brainstorming here)
yeah it would be pre-filtered but i need the UI to reflect the filter, so i could click "clear filter". an example scenario is when i want to display a list of "submitted" items in a grid representing a grid, i'd like the grid to default to submitted but with the ability to remove the filter to see all data.