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PropertyDescriptorCollection.Sort Method (String[], IComparer)

Sorts the members of this collection. The specified order is applied first, followed by the sort using the specified IComparer.

Namespace:  System.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public virtual PropertyDescriptorCollection Sort(
	string[] names,
	IComparer comparer
)

Parameters

names
Type: System.String[]

An array of strings describing the order in which to sort the PropertyDescriptor objects in this collection.

comparer
Type: System.Collections.IComparer

A comparer to use to sort the PropertyDescriptor objects in this collection.

The following code example defines the sort order for the Sort method. If the PropertyDescriptorCollection contains four PropertyDescriptor objects with the names A, B, C, and D, the properties of myNewColl would be sorted in the order D, B, A, and C.

myNewColl = this.Sort(new string[]{"D", "B"});

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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