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TypeConverter.SortProperties Method

Sorts a collection of properties.

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

protected PropertyDescriptorCollection SortProperties(
	PropertyDescriptorCollection props,
	string[] names
)

Parameters

props
Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptorCollection
A PropertyDescriptorCollection that has the properties to sort.
names
Type: System.String[]
An array of names in the order you want the properties to appear in the collection.

Return Value

Type: System.ComponentModel.PropertyDescriptorCollection
A PropertyDescriptorCollection that contains the sorted properties.

All properties in the collection that are not already in the array of names are added alphabetically to the end. If the names parameter is an empty array or null, all the properties in the collection are sorted alphabetically.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.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.
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