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G_Brown
4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Is there a way to Filter records within the Grid view based on a search within the table itself? In the same way that ‘Find Mode’ allows this in FileMaker with Command-F.

Thank you!

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ScottWorld
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

Welcome to the community, @G_Brown!

As far as I know, I am the world’s only Claris FileMaker Pro expert and expert Airtable consultant.

What specific feature of FileMaker’s command-F are you looking for?

In Airtable:

  1. Airtable uses filters to perform finds.
  2. You can create different views to “save” different finds.
  3. You can also press command-F in Airtable to highlight a matching phrase on your screen, but only if it currently appears somewhere on your screen.
  4. Be careful: Airtable’s “is” filter is case sensitive, while FileMaker is not case sensitive unless you tell it to be.

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