The SearchPanes extension for DataTables provides improved Searching functionality allowing users to select options from a "Pane" which will then in turn search the DataTable and return the relevant results. There are multiple configuration options available to enhance SearchPanes.
For inclusion of this library using a standard
<script> tag, rather than using this package, it is recommended that you use the DataTables download builder which can create CDN or locally hosted packages for you, will all dependencies satisfied.
npm install datatables.net-searchpanes-bs
var $ = require( 'jquery' ); var dt = require( 'datatables.net-searchpanes-bs' )( window, $ );
bower install --save datatables.net-searchpanes-bs
Full documentation and examples for SearchPanes can be found on the website.
Bug / Support
If you are thinking of contributing code to DataTables, first of all, thank you! All fixes, patches and enhancements to DataTables are very warmly welcomed. This repository is a distribution repo, so patches and issues sent to this repo will not be accepted. Instead, please direct pull requests to the DataTables/SearchPanes. For issues / bugs, please direct your questions to the DataTables forums.
This software is released under the MIT license. You are free to use, modify and distribute this software, but all copyright information must remain.