SortDescription Structure

Defines the direction and the property name that will be used as the criteria for sorting a collection.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Structure SortDescription
public struct SortDescription

The SortDescription type exposes the following members.

Constructors

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone SortDescription Initializes a new instance of the SortDescription structure.

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Properties

  Name Description
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Direction Gets or sets a value that indicates whether to sort in ascending or descending order.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone IsSealed Gets a value that indicates whether this structure is in an immutable state.
Public propertySupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone PropertyName Gets or sets the property name being used as the sorting criteria.

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Methods

  Name Description
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equals Compares the specified instance and the current instance of SortDescription for value equality. (Overrides ValueType.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetHashCode Returns the hash code for the current instance. (Overrides ValueType.GetHashCode().)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone ToString Returns the fully qualified type name of this instance. (Inherited from ValueType.)

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Operators

  Name Description
Public operatorStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Equality Compares two SortDescription instances for value equality.
Public operatorStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows Phone Inequality Compares two SortDescription instances for value inequality.

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Remarks

This type is used by the SortDescriptions property of the ICollectionView interface.

Version Information

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

Platforms

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

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.