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Quesitons around searching a view

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Last Modified: 2013-12-18
The database I'm support contains request from 2 different departments. We have multple views that show docs from both departments. I would like to add buttons to the top of the screen that filter the list by either department. Unfortunately, the form I am searching on does not include the department field, so I was thinking about using an ftsearch. But that's a collection method and I'm not sure how to refresh my views with the results of the search. Is that possible?

End result would work like this....I open a view that shows all dept's. I press a button that says dept A, and the view updates to show just dept A.

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