ColumnSortMode Enum

Lists the values that specify how a column's data should be sorted.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid

Assembly: DevExpress.Core.v20.1.dll


public enum ColumnSortMode
Public Enum ColumnSortMode


Name Description

Sorts the column's data according to the type of the editor assigned to the column.


Sorts the column's data by the column's edit values (these are synchronized with the bound data source's values).


Sorts the column's data by the column's display text (the strings displayed within the column's cells).


Enables custom sorting of a column's data. To implement custom sorting, handle the GridControl.CustomColumnSort event.

The Custom mode also enables custom grouping of rows when grouping is applied against the current column. To implement custom grouping, handle the GridControl.CustomColumnGroup event.

Related API Members

The following properties accept/return ColumnSortMode values:


Use the following properties to specify how a column's data is sorted. When sorting is applied to columns in the GridControl, use the ColumnBase.SortMode property.

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