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QueryExtensions.SortBy<T> Method

.NET Framework 4.5

Specifies a sort order.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static IQueryable<T> SortBy<T>(
	this IQueryable<T> source,
	string sortExpression
where T : class

Type Parameters


The generic type of the object.


Type: System.Linq.IQueryable<T>

The object to sort.

Type: System.String

The sort expression.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.IQueryable<T>
The sorted version of the source object.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IQueryable<T>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

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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