ColumnView.CanGroupColumn(GridColumn) Method

Indicates whether grouping by a specific column is enabled.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v20.1.dll


public virtual bool CanGroupColumn(
    GridColumn column
Public Overridable Function CanGroupColumn(
    column As GridColumn
) As Boolean


Name Type Description
column GridColumn

A GridColumn object specifying the tested column.


Type Description

true, if rows can be grouped by specific column values; otherwise, false.


For Card Views, the CanGroupColumn method always returns false.

For the GridView and its descendants, the method returns true if the following conditions are met:

Note that grouping cannot be applied to columns displaying certain data types (images, binary data etc.).

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