I want to create a view filter which hides certain entries

By: Naomi Spirit | Asked: 11/29/2023
ForumsCategory: General questionsI want to create a view filter which hides certain entries
Naomi SpiritNaomi Spirit asked 5 months ago

My checkbox is like this:   Privacy Setting  Private (shown only on your own member page)     I want to only show the entries on a view which do not have this selected:   My filter looks like so:  

Entry creation date           ---- Greater than --- [get param=date_range_start]

AND Entry creation date   ---- Greater than --- [get param=date_range_start]

AND Privacy setting          ---- Is equal to    ---   

But it's showing all the entries for the required date even the ones who have selected private   I have also tried the last filter as  

AND Privacy setting          ---- Is NOT equal to    --- Private (shown only on your own member page)   AND Privacy setting          ---- Is NOT equal to    --- Empty  

I have also tried giving the checkbox a default value of "Not Private" but that doesn't actually seem to write out any value to check on.   Anyone have any ideas?  Seems like this should be super simple?!

1 Answers
Victor Font answered 5 months ago

Do you have a default value set for the checkbox? Formidable does not save values for fields that have not been populated if there's no default value. When you plan to use a field as a view filter, always supply a default value. In the case of a checkbox, I would have used a toggle and set the values to Yes/No with No being the default.

Naomi SpiritNaomi Spirit replied 5 months ago

Yes I tried a default value but when I wrote that out in the view it was empty.

Naomi SpiritNaomi Spirit replied 5 months ago

Ok so I tried a radio button instead (was that what you meant?) and it seems to be working now. Thanks!

Victor Font replied 5 months ago

Not really, but yes. Let me explain. Not really because a toggle field is a Formidable Pro field where you flip a "switch". In reality, a toggle is a fancily disguised radio button. That's why I also said yes. A standard radio button serves the same purpose.

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