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searchBuilder.rebuild()

Since: SearchBuilder 1.0.0

Rebuild the search to a given state.
Please note - this property requires the SearchBuilder extension for DataTables.

Description

This method provides the ability to set the search in SearchBuilder.

searchBuilder.rebuild() takes one argument, it is an object in the same structure as is returned from searchBuilder.getDetails(), it is also of the same structure as searchBuilder.preDefined and that page is where the structure of the object is documented. It contains all of the details required to reconstruct SearchBuilder to a complex search. If no argument is given, the search will be cleared.

Type

function searchBuilder.rebuild()

Description:

Rebuilds the search to be the same as that provided by the details parameter.

Parameters:
Returns:

DataTables API instance

Example

Get the details of a Search::

var stored;

$('#example').DataTable( {
	dom: 'Qlfrtip'
});

$('#getDetails').on('click', function() {
	stored = $('#example').DataTable().searchBuilder.getDetails();
})

$('#revert').on('click', function() {
	$('#example').DataTable().searchBuilder.rebuild(stored);
})

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