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GridSortInfo Class

Represents an element in the GridControl.SortInfo collection.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v23.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public class GridSortInfo :


The GridControl.SortInfo collection maintains the sorted and grouped columns. Individual elements contained within this collection are represented by the GridSortInfo class. A GridSortInfo object specifies a column (GridSortInfo.FieldName), its sort order (GridSortInfo.SortOrder) and a grouping flag, which is set to true if grouping is applied to this column.

Adding elements to the GridControl.SortInfo collection applies sorting or grouping by specific columns. Removing elements from this collection clears sorting/grouping by the corresponding column.

The GridSortInfo objects that refer to the columns used to group data always come first in the collection. The number of such elements is specified by the GridSortInfoCollection.GroupCount property. The subsequent elements in the collection refer to the columns used for data sorting only.

To learn more, see Sorting in Code.


This example shows how to apply data sorting and grouping in XAML.

Since group rows are always sorted, data grouping requires data sorting. Sorting applied to group columns takes priority over other columns. To group data by one column in XAML, do the following:

The image below shows the result:


using System.ComponentModel;
using DevExpress.Xpf.Grid;

public Window1() {
    grid.DataSource =
        new dsNwindProductsTableAdapters.ProductsTableAdapter().GetData();
private void CreateSortInfo(GridControl grid) {
    grid.SortInfo.Add(new GridSortInfo("UnitPrice", ListSortDirection.Descending));
    grid.SortInfo.Add(new GridSortInfo("ProductName", ListSortDirection.Ascending));
    grid.GroupCount = 1;

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