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To request filtered data on initial load, configure the filters with the FilterDescriptorFactory. the ToDataSourceResult() extension method will return only the filtered data in the response object.

  • The Filter method sets the initial filters.
        .Ajax(datasource => datasource
            .Read(read => read.Action("Products_Read", "Home"))
            .Filter(filters =>
                //Show products whose ProductName property contains a "C".
                filters.Add(product => product.ProductName).Contains("C");
                //Show products whose UnitsInStock is greater than 10.
                filters.Add(product => product.UnitsInStock).IsGreaterThan(10);
        var filterValue = "C";

    <kendo-datasource name="myDataSource" type="DataSourceTagHelperType.Ajax">
            <read url="@Url.Action("Products_Read", "Home")"/>
            <datasource-filter logic="and">
                    <datasource-filter field="ProductName" operator="contains" value="@filterValue"></datasource-filter>
                    <datasource-filter field="UnitsInStock" operator="gt" value="10"></datasource-filter>

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