PagedCollectionView.CanSort Property

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Gets a value that indicates whether this view supports sorting.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Data
Assembly:  System.Windows.Data (in System.Windows.Data.dll)


Public ReadOnly Property CanSort As Boolean
public bool CanSort { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true in all cases.




This implementation always returns true.

Typically, you use this property to test whether the view supports sorting before setting the SortDescriptions property.


The following code example demonstrates how to add a sort description to the SortDescriptions collection to sort data in a DataGrid display. This example is part of a larger example available in the How to: Group, Sort, and Filter Data in the DataGrid Control topic.

If taskListView.CanSort = True Then
    '// By default, sort by ProjectName.
    taskListView.SortDescriptions.Add(New SortDescription("ProjectName", ListSortDirection.Ascending))
End If
if (taskListView.CanSort == true)
    // By default, sort by ProjectName.
    taskListView.SortDescriptions.Add(new SortDescription("ProjectName", ListSortDirection.Ascending));

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.