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SortKey Class

The SortKey class stores sort criteria for use by sort controls.


Namespace:  System.DirectoryServices.Protocols
Assembly:  System.DirectoryServices.Protocols (in System.DirectoryServices.Protocols.dll)

public class SortKey

The SortKey type exposes the following members.

Public methodSortKey()The SortKey() constructor creates and initializes a new instance of the SortKey class.
Public methodSortKey(String, String, Boolean)The SortKey(String, String, Boolean) constructor creates and initializes a new instance of the SortKey class using the specified attribute name, matching rule, and sort order.

Public propertyAttributeNameThe AttributeName property specifies the name of the attribute to use as a sort key.
Public propertyMatchingRuleThe MatchingRule property specifies the object identifier (OID) of the matching rule for the sort.
Public propertyReverseOrderThe ReverseOrder property specifies if the sort should be returned in reverse order.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.