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GridViewSortEventArgs Constructor

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the GridViewSortEventArgs class.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public GridViewSortEventArgs (
	string sortExpression,
	SortDirection sortDirection
public GridViewSortEventArgs (
	String sortExpression, 
	SortDirection sortDirection
public function GridViewSortEventArgs (
	sortExpression : String, 
	sortDirection : SortDirection



The sort expression used to sort the items in the control.


A SortDirection that indicates the direction in which to sort the items in the control.

Use this constructor to initialize a new instance of the GridViewSortEventArgs class.

The following table shows the initial property values for an instance of GridViewSortEventArgs.


Initial value


The value of the sortDirection parameter.


The value of the sortExpression parameter.


This constructor is used primarily by control developers when raising events.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0