Editing Filters

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Editing Filters

To add a new filter

 

right-click the event log package where you would like to add the new filter and select Add Filter

right-click an existing filter and select Add

 

You will then be able to type a name for the new filter and press Enter. Continue by configuring advanced filter options.

 

To edit a filter

 

left-click (or double-click, see usability) the filter item in the left pane

right-click the filter object and select Edit

 

The filter details will then be loaded into the right pane and the active filter object in the left pane will become bold.

 

To delete a filter

 

right-click the filter and select delete from the menu

select the filter object and press the Del button on the keyboard

 

The filter will then be deleted.

 

To rename a filter

 

right-click the filter and select rename from the menu

select the filter and press the F2 button on the keyboard (only works with usability set to double-click)

left-click the filter object for 1-2 seconds

 

You will then be able to type a new name for the filter.

 

To cut, copy, & paste a filter

 

1.        Click the filter object in the left pane and make sure that it is selected

2.        Click the cut clip_cut or copy clip_copy symbol in the toolbar or choose Cut / Copy from the Edit menu

3.        Select the position where you would you like to insert the filter object. This can be

 

a group if you would like to move the filter object into a new group

a filter in the same group if you would like to reorder the filter object

a filter in a different group if you would like to insert the filter object into a different group

 

4.        Click the paste symbol clip_paste in the toolbar or choose Paste from the Edit menu

 

If a filter object with the same name already exists then #1, #2 ... etc will be automatically appended to the name.

 

To move a filter up / down

To quickly change the order of a filter you can move a filter up or down respectively. To move a filter up or down simply right-click the filter and choose either Move Up or Move Down.

 

Dragging & Dropping a filter

You can drag & drop filters to copy or move them.

 

To move a filter simply left-click the filter object and drag it to a different position or a different group

To copy a filter simply right-click the filter object and drag it to a different group (to copy filter objects in the same group please use the copy/paste feature).