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.NET Framework Class Library

ListView.OnSorting Method

Raises the Sorting event.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web.Extensions (in System.Web.Extensions.dll)
Protected Overridable Sub OnSorting ( _
	e As ListViewSortEventArgs _
)

Parameters

e
Type: System.Web.UI.WebControls.ListViewSortEventArgs

The event data.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The ListView control is not bound to a data source control by using the DataSourceID property.

The Sorting event is raised when a Sort button is clicked or the Sort method is called, but before the ListView control handles the sort operation. (A Sort button is a button control whose CommandName property is set to "Sort".) This enables you to perform a custom routine whenever this event occurs, such as canceling the sorting operation.

Raising an event invokes the event handler through a delegate. For more information, see Raising an Event.

The OnSorting method also enables derived classes to handle the event without attaching a delegate. This is the preferred technique for handling the event in a derived class.

Notes to Inheritors

When you override OnSorting in a derived class, call the base class's OnSorting method so that registered delegates receive the event.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

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.