GroupDescriptions Property

ItemCollection.GroupDescriptions Property

Gets a collection of GroupDescription objects that defines how to group the items.

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

public override ObservableCollection<GroupDescription> GroupDescriptions { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ObjectModel.ObservableCollection<GroupDescription>
An ObservableCollection<T> of GroupDescription objects. The collection is indexed by the group levels.



Use the CanGroup property to test whether the current implementation supports grouping before adding GroupDescription objects.


This property can be set only by accessing the collection object and using its various methods, such as Add. The property to access the collection object is read-only, while the collection itself is read-write.

For a related example, see PropertyGroupDescription.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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