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Why are there no good methods for filtering a Document Library?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I am really, really confused. Sharepoint does not include a feature to apply a filter to a document library view and keep that filter active when differernt views are selected? For example, if I access a document library user typical URL variables (FilterField1 and FilterValue1), the filter I apply disappears when I switch to another view. Even when that view shares the same columns. This is beyond frustrating for me and I really hope someone out there has a solution or suggestions on how to keep a filter value persistent between changes to the view. This seems to me a fatal flaw in using document libraries with filters and an egregious oversight on the developer's part. Thank you.

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