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BindingSource.ApplySort Method (PropertyDescriptor, ListSortDirection)

Sorts the data source using the specified property descriptor and sort direction.

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

public virtual void ApplySort(
	PropertyDescriptor property,
	ListSortDirection sort


Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptor
A PropertyDescriptor that describes the property by which to sort the data source.
Type: System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection
A ListSortDirection indicating how the list should be sorted.


IBindingList.ApplySort(PropertyDescriptor, ListSortDirection)


The data source is not an IBindingList.

The IBindingList implements single column sorting using a PropertyDescriptor to indicate a property to sort by and a ListSortDirection indicating whether the property contents should be sorted in ascending or descending order.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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