GroupStyle Class
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GroupStyle Class

 

Defines how you want the group to look at each level.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

System.Object
  System.Windows.Controls.GroupStyle

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None, Readability = Readability.Unreadable)]
public class GroupStyle : INotifyPropertyChanged

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodGroupStyle()

Initializes a new instance of the GroupStyle class.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyAlternationCount

Gets or sets the number of alternating GroupItem objects.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyContainerStyle

Gets or sets the style that is applied to the GroupItem generated for each item.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyContainerStyleSelector

Enables the application writer to provide custom selection logic for a style to apply to each generated GroupItem.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticDefault

Gets the default style of the group.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHeaderStringFormat

Gets or sets a composite string that specifies how to format the header if it is displayed as a string.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHeaderTemplate

Gets or sets the template that is used to display the group header.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHeaderTemplateSelector

Enables the application writer to provide custom selection logic for a template that is used to display the group header.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyHidesIfEmpty

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether items corresponding to empty groups should be displayed.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyPanel

Gets or sets a template that creates the panel used to layout the items.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFinalize()

Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodMemberwiseClone()

Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodOnPropertyChanged(PropertyChangedEventArgs)

Raises the PropertyChanged event using the provided arguments.

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticDefaultGroupPanel

Identifies the default ItemsPanelTemplate that creates the panel used to layout the items.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_proteventPropertyChanged

Occurs when a property value changes.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_priveventINotifyPropertyChanged.PropertyChanged

Occurs when a property value changes.

The following examples show an ItemsControl that is bound to an XmlDataProvider and the code-behind content that contains the logic to add and remove grouping. When the check box is checked, the content of the ItemsControl is grouped by the Type attribute.

Each group is of type CollectionViewGroup. The GroupStyle HeaderTemplate is specified so that it appears as a TextBlock that displays the Name of each the group. In this case, the Name is either Work or Home.

<Window x:Class="GroupingSample.Window1"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    Title="Grouping Sample"
    Width="220" Height="550">
  <StackPanel>

    <StackPanel.Resources>
      <XmlDataProvider x:Key="myTasks" XPath="Tasks/Task">
        <x:XData>
          <Tasks xmlns="">
            <Task Name="Groceries" Priority="2" Type="Home">
              <Description>Pick up Groceries and Detergent</Description>
            </Task>
            <Task Name="Laundry" Priority="2" Type="Home">
              <Description>Do Laundry</Description>
            </Task>
            <Task Name="Email" Priority="1" Type="Work">
              <Description>Email Clients</Description>
            </Task>
            <Task Name="Clean" Priority="3" Type="Work">
              <Description>Clean my office</Description>
            </Task>
            <Task Name="Dinner" Priority="1" Type="Home">
              <Description>Get ready for family reunion</Description>
            </Task>
            <Task Name="Proposals" Priority="2" Type="Work">
              <Description>Review new budget proposals</Description>
            </Task>
          </Tasks>
        </x:XData>
      </XmlDataProvider>
    </StackPanel.Resources>

    <TextBlock Margin="12,5,5,0" FontSize="20" Text="My Task List"/>
    <CheckBox Margin="10,5,5,10" Checked="AddGrouping"
              Unchecked="RemoveGrouping">Group by task type</CheckBox>
    <ItemsControl Margin="10" Name="myItemsControl"
                  ItemsSource="{Binding Source={StaticResource myTasks}}">
      <ItemsControl.ItemTemplate>
        <DataTemplate>
          <DataTemplate.Resources>
            <Style TargetType="TextBlock">
              <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="18"/>
              <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center"/>
            </Style>
          </DataTemplate.Resources>
          <Grid>
            <Ellipse Fill="Silver"/>
            <StackPanel>
              <TextBlock Margin="3,3,3,0"
                         Text="{Binding XPath=@Name}"/>
              <TextBlock Margin="3,0,3,7"
                         Text="{Binding XPath=@Priority}"/>
            </StackPanel>
          </Grid>
        </DataTemplate>
      </ItemsControl.ItemTemplate>
      <ItemsControl.ItemContainerStyle>
        <Style>
          <Setter Property="Control.Width" Value="100"/>
          <Setter Property="Control.Margin" Value="5"/>
        </Style>
      </ItemsControl.ItemContainerStyle>
      <ItemsControl.GroupStyle>
        <GroupStyle>
          <GroupStyle.HeaderTemplate>
            <DataTemplate>
              <TextBlock FontWeight="Bold" FontSize="15"
                         Text="{Binding Path=Name}"/>
            </DataTemplate>
          </GroupStyle.HeaderTemplate>
        </GroupStyle>
      </ItemsControl.GroupStyle>
    </ItemsControl>
  </StackPanel>
</Window>
using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Data;

namespace GroupingSample
{
    public partial class Window1 : System.Windows.Window
    {

        public Window1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        CollectionView myView;
        private void AddGrouping(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {
            myView = (CollectionView)CollectionViewSource.GetDefaultView(myItemsControl.ItemsSource);
            if (myView.CanGroup == true)
            {
                PropertyGroupDescription groupDescription
                    = new PropertyGroupDescription("@Type");
                myView.GroupDescriptions.Add(groupDescription);
            }
            else
                return;
        }

        private void RemoveGrouping(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {
            myView = (CollectionView)CollectionViewSource.GetDefaultView(myItemsControl.ItemsSource);
            myView.GroupDescriptions.Clear();
        }
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0

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

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