The "Use this field to filter entries" setting
This setting is required for the filter to work correctly.
If you want the links to filter users based on first name, for example, you would choose the
First Name field.
Let's say your form has entries with the following people's names:
- Amanda Doe
- Charlie Rondel
- Faye Lowry
- George Smith
- Julie Fallon
- Rachel McDonnell
- Raurie McDonnell
- Steve Wang
Then you visit the View and click on the
R link in the A-Z Filter widget.
What happens when you click on the
- If you chose the field
Last Namewhen you set up the widget, the list would be narrowed to
Ris the first letter of the Last Name value.
- If you choose
First Nameas the field to filter by, there will be two entries:
Raurie McDonnell. That is because their names both begin with