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TreeListView.CustomSummary Event

Enables you to calculate summary values manually.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Grid.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Wpf.Grid.Core


public event TreeListCustomSummaryEventHandler CustomSummary

Event Data

The CustomSummary event's data class is TreeListCustomSummaryEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
FieldValue Gets the processed field value.
IsNodeSummary Gets whether the processed row values are used to calculate a node summary.
IsTotalSummary Gets whether the processed row values are used to calculate a total summary.
IsTotalValueReady Gets or sets whether the Calculation stage of the custom summary calculation process should be skipped.
Node Gets the processed node.
SummaryItem Gets a summary item whose value is being calculated.
SummaryProcess Gets a value indicating the calculation stage.
TotalValue Gets or sets the total summary value.


Total summaries contain predefined aggregate functions. These functions allow you to calculate the following:

  • The number of data rows (Count)
  • The maximum and minimum values (Max and Min)
  • The sum and the average value (Sum and Average)

Use the CustomSummary event to apply custom rules to calculate summaries. This event allows you to implement custom aggregate functions or use a custom algorithm to calculate summary values.

If you want to maintain a clean MVVM pattern and specify custom summaries in a View Model, create a command and bind it to the CustomSummaryCommand property.

Refer to the following help topic for more information: Custom Summary.


The following example demonstrates how to calculate custom node summaries in the TreeListView. To do this, handle TreeListView’s CustomSummary event and use the IsNodeSummary property to determine whether to calculate node summaries.

DevExpress WPF | Grid Control - Custom Node Summary

View Example: How to calculate custom Node Summaries in TreeListView

<dxg:TreeListControl AutoGenerateColumns="AddNew" Name="grid">
        <dxg:TreeListView AutoExpandAllNodes="True" AutoWidth="True" 
                          KeyFieldName="ID" ParentFieldName="ParentID" 
                <dxg:TreeListSummaryItem FieldName="Statistics" SummaryType="Custom"/>
void OnCustomSummary(object sender, TreeListCustomSummaryEventArgs e) {
    if(e.IsNodeSummary && e.SummaryItem.FieldName == "Statistics") {
        if(e.SummaryProcess == CustomSummaryProcess.Calculate) {
            e.TotalValue = Convert.ToDouble(e.TotalValue) + (double)e.FieldValue;

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