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ColumnBase.SortMode Property

Gets or sets how the column's data is sorted when sorting is applied to it. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v18.2.Core.dll


public ColumnSortMode SortMode { get; set; }
Public Property SortMode As ColumnSortMode

Property Value

Type Default Description


A ColumnSortMode enumeration value that specifies the sort mode.


The SortMode property specifies the algorithm used to sort the column's data (by display text, edit value or using a custom sorting algorithm).

To provide custom sorting and/or grouping, set the SortMode property to 'Custom' and handle the GridControl.CustomColumnSort and GridControl.CustomColumnGroup events.

To learn more, see Sorting Modes and Custom Sorting.

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