Table filter enhancements - Clear/Reset date ranges, reset/clear all filters and generic filter button

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Would be a great addition to Skuid to see the following:

1) Clear Date Filter - Currently, the only way to "clear" a date range filter is to manually go in to start & end fields, remove the values and click apply.  Would like to see an "x" or "clear" option for date range filters.

2) Reset/Clear All - It's been talked about here and appears to be planned but this would be a welcome addition - the "apply" would be an added bonus :) The reset can be kind of faked using a toggle filter but the state goes to disabled once another filter is applied so visually it's not quite ideal.

3) Filter Area button that runs actions/snippet - Having the above would satisfy most situations but having the ability to place a button that runs actions/snippet in the filter area of a table would allow for pretty much anything.  From a UI/UX perspective, having the button in the same area and styled similarly as the filters clues the user in to the fact that the button affects the filters in some way.  Currently, a global action can be added to accomplish the tasks but it's located in a different section of the UI from the filters.  It can be "repositioned/restyled" programatically but would simplify things greatly to have a custom filter button option.

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All interesting ideas Barry. 
Item 1 has definitely been previously identified.  

Item 2 is part of the Winter release.  Targeted toward end of December. 

Item 3 is very interesting.  We allow you to include snippets in the source of filters,  but that probably incompletely handles what you are describing. 

Thanks for continuing to think beyond us... 
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Thanks Rob.  Looking forward to seeing #2 in the upcoming Winter release, this will be very helpful.

Regarding #1 -#2 gets us part-way there so hopefully an individual reset on the date filter itself could be included at some point.

Regarding #3 - You're correct, the source filter snippet doesn't quite accomplish what I'm after.  Essentially, all this really would be is a global action (existing functionality) but positioned/styled in the filter "area."

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Was the "clear all filters" option introduced already?