SortState Class

Office 2010

Sort State for Auto Filter.When the object is serialized out as xml, its qualified name is x:sortState.

Namespace:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Spreadsheet
Assembly:  DocumentFormat.OpenXml (in DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll)

[ChildElementInfoAttribute(typeof(SortCondition), FileFormatVersions.Office2010)]
[ChildElementInfoAttribute(typeof(ExtensionList))]
[ChildElementInfoAttribute(typeof(SortCondition))]
public class SortState : OpenXmlCompositeElement

The following table lists the possible child types:

  • DocumentFormat.OpenXml.Office2010.Excel.SortCondition <x14:sortCondition>

  • SortCondition <x:sortCondition>

  • ExtensionList <x:extLst>


[ISO/IEC 29500-1 1st Edition]

18.3.1.92 sortState (Sort State)

This collection preserves the AutoFilter sort state.

[Example:This example shows a sort which is case-sensitive, descending sort. While the range of data to sort is B4:E8, the range to sort by is B4:B8.


<sortState caseSensitive="1" ref="B4:E8">
<sortCondition descending="1" ref="B4:B8"/>
</sortState>


end example]

Parent Elements

autoFilter (§18.3.1.2); queryTableRefresh (§18.12.6); table (§18.5.1.2); worksheet (§18.3.1.99)

Child Elements

Subclause

extLst (Future Feature Data Storage Area)

§18.2.10

sortCondition (Sort Condition)

§18.3.1.91

Attributes

Description

caseSensitive (Case Sensitive)

Flag indicating whether or not the sort is case-sensitive.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema boolean datatype.

columnSort (Sort by Columns)

Flag indicating whether or not to sort by columns. Only applies to ranges that don’t have AutoFilter applied.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the W3C XML Schema boolean datatype.

ref (Sort Range)

The whole range of data to sort (not just the sort-by column).

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_Ref simple type (§18.18.62).

sortMethod (Sort Method)

Strokes or PinYin sort method. Applies only to these application UI languages:

  • Chinese Simplified

  • Chinese Traditional

  • Japanese

For these languages, alternate sort methods can be selected, affecting how the data is sorted.

The possible values for this attribute are defined by the ST_SortMethod simple type (§18.18.73).

[Note: The W3C XML Schema definition of this element’s content model (CT_SortState) is located in §A.2. end note]

© ISO/IEC29500: 2008.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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