ListView.ShowGroups Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether items are displayed in groups.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public bool ShowGroups { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_ShowGroups ()

/** @property */
public void set_ShowGroups (boolean value)

public function get ShowGroups () : boolean

public function set ShowGroups (value : boolean)

Property Value

true to display items in groups; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

Any groups assigned to a ListView control appear whenever the View property is set to a value other than List. The ListView grouping feature lets you create visual groups of logically related ListView items on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. To enable this feature, your application must call the Application.EnableVisualStyles method. For more information, see the Groups property.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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