Tablesorter: dropdowns in tsfilters and shown as text filters (most of them) when server=y
Reproduced at the show instance from this related report:
edit the page, and you will see that many of the filters where set as dropdowns, However, they are shown as text filters.
Except for tracker type "dropdown" fields where the dropdown options are specified in the tracker field definition, dropdown lists cannot be automatically generated when using ajax by design. This is because with ajax only some of the rows may be retrieved at a time so there is no way of knowing what all the possible options are that have been used in the other rows. To avoid creating an incomplete automatic dropdown list, no automatic dropdown is generated when ajax is being used - the dropdown options must be specified either in the dropdown tracker field definition or in the
tsfilter parameter setting.
I have added documentation to PluginTackerlist to explain.
Two ways to generate the dropdown list when using ajax (server=y):
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