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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

XPBaseCollection.Sorting Property

Gets or sets the sort settings for the current collection.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpo

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpo.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Xpo


public SortingCollection Sorting { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

The SortingCollection that specifies the sort order for the collection.


Calling the SortingCollection‘s Add, Remove and Clear methods is not allowed. To sort a collection, a new SortingCollection object must be created and assigned to the Sorting property.

using DevExpress.Xpo;
using DevExpress.Xpo.DB;
// ...
xpCollectionPerson.Sorting = new SortingCollection(
    new SortProperty("Name", SortingDirection.Ascending)

To learn more, see Sorting.


For performance reasons, we recommend that you not use the JoinOperand in sort properties, as this significantly increases the number of queries sent to the server.

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