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.NET Framework 4.5.2+

CollectionSource(IObjectSpace, Type, CollectionSourceDataAccessMode, CollectionSourceMode) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the CollectionSource.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.v23.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.ExpressApp


public CollectionSource(
    IObjectSpace objectSpace,
    Type objectType,
    CollectionSourceDataAccessMode dataAccessMode,
    CollectionSourceMode mode


Name Type Description
objectSpace IObjectSpace

An IObjectSpace object representing the Object Space used by the Collection Source to interact with the database.

objectType Type

A type of the objects that will be contained in the Collection Source’s CollectionSourceBase.Collection.

dataAccessMode CollectionSourceDataAccessMode

A CollectionSourceDataAccessMode enumeration value that specifies the mode used to access the CollectionSourceBase.Collection.

mode CollectionSourceMode

A CollectionSource enumeration value specifying a Collection Source’s mode of operation. This value is used to initialize the CollectionSourceBase.Mode property.


XAF automatically creates and manipulates a Collection Source when it creates a List View. However, you may need to instantiate a Collection Source manually if you create a custom List View.

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