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BindingSource.SortDescriptions Property

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

Gets the collection of sort descriptions applied to the data source.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public virtual ListSortDescriptionCollection SortDescriptions { get; }
/** @property */
public ListSortDescriptionCollection get_SortDescriptions ()

public function get SortDescriptions () : ListSortDescriptionCollection

Property Value

If the data source is an IBindingListView, a ListSortDescriptionCollection that contains the sort descriptions applied to the list; otherwise, a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

If the list is not an IBindingListView, the SortDescriptions always returns a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The ListSortDescriptionCollection is a read-only collection.

Windows 98, Windows 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 .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

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0