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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; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0