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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0