How to Create a Search bar for an interface that searches through all entries to find a match

I am test-driving Airtable and I have set up an Interface. But instead of just being able to search through one column (Names, Last Names etc). I want to find a match anywhere in the record. There is no Search Element only a Record Picker. Any ideas, anything that I missed?

Valence.

Hi Navarchy, hmm, you could make a formula field that concats all of the values of the fields you want to look up, and then use the filter element on that field?

Search entire record workaround

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Thanks for replying. It could be my lack of knowledge of Airtable. But I think that filter is only applicable outside the Interface environment.

Hm, the gif above is an interface set up with a Filter element in it. Here’s a screenshot of the setup

This is a really cool idea :bulb:

I think I made a mistake myself here. I am looking for a database that just shows the Interface to a certain person and allows them to use it for info. After testing it with a second account I noticed a user can still see the full spreadsheet. Which is something I do not want at all.

I was under the impression the interface section was the only thing a person I invited could see.

This is a very common misconception.

If you only need to share info in a particular table, look into shared views. If you need to share selected info across multiple tables (and have budget), look into third party portal services.