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How to add clause "where" with Velocity property to SQL query in "Database multi-select" field?

Hello.

I have a big table with 30k+ rows. I need to create a "Database multi-select" field with restrictions in query.
Now it works as follows: it receives all data from the database (30k+ rows), prints them in the form field and after that it can filter them according to the entered text. This process takes a lot of time, and all users think that the window freezes.

How can I create a filter in an SQL query using Velocity properties or something like that? Because the filter after receiving all data is not suitable for me.

Thanks.

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For the database fields to work we need to load all the data for the field

Obviously, having something with 30+ in a dropdown is not something we ever expected for the field to have.

We have a "Dynamic dropdown" field that supports "proxy" mode and can help you with dynamically created lookups against your database.

Though, it does not support multi-values as of now

Alex

Hi.

Thanks for the answer. It is very sad that "database multi-select" field can't to do this =(

Could you help me with next little question? How can I create dynamic field list?
Something like that:
Field 1: How many items? (number or dropdown-list[1-10] or another input method with the number of list items).
Field 2: Name of first item. (Dynamic dropdown)
Field 3: Name of second item. (Dynamic dropdown as in "Field 2")
Field 4: Name of third item. (Dynamic dropdown as in "Field 2")
Field ...

Thanks!

Each field in ConfiForms must have a ConfiForms Field Definition macro that defines it.

You cannot have dynamic fields that have no definitions

Thank you very much Alex for your answers!

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