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BindingListCollectionView.GroupDescriptions Property

Gets a collection of GroupDescription objects that describe how the items in the collection are grouped in the view.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Data
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
public override ObservableCollection<GroupDescription> GroupDescriptions { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ObjectModel.ObservableCollection<GroupDescription>
A collection of GroupDescription objects that describe how the items in the collection are grouped in the view.

Implements

ICollectionView.GroupDescriptions
NoteNote:

This property can only be set by accessing the collection object and using its various methods such as Add. The property to access the collection object itself is read-only; the collection itself is read/write.

The following example shows how to use this property:

// This groups the items in the view by the property "Category"
PropertyGroupDescription groupDescription = new PropertyGroupDescription();
groupDescription.PropertyName = "Category";
listingDataView.GroupDescriptions.Add(groupDescription);

For the complete example, see Data Binding Demo.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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