CollectionViewSource.CollectionViewType Property

Gets or sets the desired view type.

Namespace: System.Windows.Data
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)
XML Namespace:

public Type CollectionViewType { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Type get_CollectionViewType ()

/** @property */
public void set_CollectionViewType (Type value)

public function get CollectionViewType () : Type

public function set CollectionViewType (value : Type)

<object CollectionViewType="{x:Type typeName}"/>

Property Value

The desired view type.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


This can be used when you want to create a custom view on top of a collection of a specific type that is different from the default type.

This property may only be set during initialization.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0