GridView.CanSortColumn(GridColumn) Method

Indicates whether end-users can sort data by values of a particular column.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v20.1.dll

Declaration

public override bool CanSortColumn(
    GridColumn column
)
Public Overrides Function CanSortColumn(
    column As GridColumn
) As Boolean

Parameters

Name Type Description
column GridColumn

A GridColumn object (or descendant) representing the tested column.

Returns

Type Description
Boolean

true if end-users can sort data by the specified column's values; otherwise, false.

Remarks

This member supports the grid control's internal infrastructure and is not intended to be used in your code.

The CanSortColumn method returns true if the following conditions are met:

Views use the CanSortColumn method to determine whether clicks on column headers result in sorting data. Additionally, the CanSortColumn method's return value specifies whether sorting can be applied using the column header context menu.

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