GroupDescription Class

July 28, 2014

Provides a base class for defining how to divide the items in a collection into groups.

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

public abstract class GroupDescription : INotifyPropertyChanged

The GroupDescription type exposes the following members.

Protected methodGroupDescriptionInitializes a new instance of the GroupDescription class.

Public propertyGroupNamesGets the collection of group names.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGroupNameFromItemReturns the group name or names for the specified item.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodNamesMatchIndicates whether the specified item belongs in the specified group.
Protected methodOnPropertyChangedRaises the PropertyChanged event.
Public methodShouldSerializeGroupNamesIndicates whether the group names should be serialized.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Protected eventPropertyChangedOccurs when a property value has changed.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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