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PagedCollectionView.SortDescriptions Property

Silverlight

Gets a collection of SortDescription objects that describe how the items in the collection are sorted in the view.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Data
Assembly:  System.Windows.Data (in System.Windows.Data.dll)

public SortDescriptionCollection SortDescriptions { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.SortDescriptionCollection
A collection of SortDescription objects that describe how the items in the collection are sorted in the view.

Implements

ICollectionView.SortDescriptions

One or more sort criteria can be used, each specifying a property and direction to sort by.

The following code example demonstrates how to add a sort description to the SortDescriptions collection to sort data in a DataGrid display. This example is part of a larger example available in the How to: Group, Sort, and Filter Data in the DataGrid Control topic.


if (taskListView.CanSort == true)
{
    // By default, sort by ProjectName.
    taskListView.SortDescriptions.Add(new SortDescription("ProjectName", ListSortDirection.Ascending));
}


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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