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DataView Web Part - Datatables JQuery. Removing filtering/sorting from SharePoint

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Last Modified: 2016-10-15
We moved to SharePoint Online and I am trying to use some code I put together to pull in a Dataview web part and then have the table search able using Datatables.js

I was having trouble figuring out how to turn off the filtering and the sorting that is native to the SharePoint webpart so I opted to hide that row and replace it was a new row that is generated by script.

However, it appears that when Datatables is staging the table to display it is ignoring this new row that was added programatically.

I had to find the table based on a custom attribute and then force an ID attribute and that is all working. I just can't get the new row to become part of the DataTable display.

This is the code.  Any suggestions?

$(document).ready(function() 
{

$('table[summary="2CIA4_Rules "]').attr('id','ruletable');
$('#ruletable > tbody').prepend('<tr><td>Rule</td><td>Owner</td><td>Audience</td><td>Curriculum</td><td>Target Area</td><td>Leader</td><td>Leader_WWID</td><td>MRC</td><td>Legal</td><td>JobFunction</td><td>SubFunction</td><td>Exclusions</td><td>Year 4 Notes</td><td>Comments</td><td>ChangeNotes</td></tr>');

$( ".ms-listviewtable" ).DataTable( {
		dom: 'Tf<"clear">rtip',
        "scrollY":        "600px",
		"scrollCollapse": true,
		"paging":         false
} );


var table = $( ".ms-listviewtable" ).DataTable();

//table.column(13).visible( false );
//table.column(14).visible( false );
 
} );

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