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EntityServerModeDataSource.DefaultSorting Property

Specifies how data source contents are sorted by default, when sort order is not specified by the bound control.

Namespace: DevExpress.Data.Linq

Assembly: DevExpress.Web.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Web


public string DefaultSorting { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
String String.Empty

A String object which contains the names of the columns against which data source contents are sorted.


This property accepts a string containing a column name followed by the sort order - “ASC” (ascending) or “DESC” (descending).

dataSource.DefaultSorting = "UnitPrice DESC";

Columns are sorted ascending by default - “ASC” can be omitted.

dataSource.DefaultSorting = "Name";

Multiple columns can be separated by semicolons.

dataSource.DefaultSorting = "UnitPrice DESC; Name";
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