I'm writing this because I see the need of doing complex filtering based on a high level profile business view or executive management for generating statistical data and custom reports for making decisions
Having read about cascading and hierarchichal dependencies makes me wonder why hasn't been developed a more simpler solution like "Bubbling Event Among Field Templates". It would be just a matter of having an event passed via Dynamic Data architechture to a second and other dependant custom controls (field templates and filters). The way it is Dynamic Data right now doesn't allow you to do that
The main problem is that for doing so in the traditional way you must register the control and consume the event (mostly OnSelectedIndexChanged) and that is just not achievable in traditional Dynamic Data because teh controls are not really there but waiting to be used by the Dynamic Data engine framework
My question goes in the sense that this is an issue that should have been solved ages ago. There are plenty of solutions to this in CodePlex but not for Dynamic Data and I wonder why hasn't been done so?
The problem with cascading is that there is a lot of work that sould be done at database level and metadata files but why should you be restricted to do cascading that way only? There will be times were you might need to create and use your own que
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