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EnumConverter.Comparer Property

Gets an IComparer that can be used to sort the values of the enumeration.

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

protected virtual IComparer Comparer { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.IComparer
An IComparer for sorting the enumeration values.

By default, the enumeration values are sorted in the order they appear in the file.

Notes to Inheritors:

If you want to sort the values into a different order, override this property.

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

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, 1.1, 1.0