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.NET 6.0+

XPObjectSpace.CreateServerCollection(Type, CriteriaOperator) Method

Creates and initializes a new instance of the XPServerCollectionSource class with the current Object Space’s XPObjectSpace.Session and criteria-specific options.

Namespace: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Xpo

Assembly: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Xpo.v24.1.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.ExpressApp.Xpo


public override object CreateServerCollection(
    Type objectType,
    CriteriaOperator criteria


Name Type Description
objectType Type

The type of persistent objects to include into the collection.

criteria CriteriaOperator

The DevExpress.Data.Filtering.CriteriaOperator that specifies the criteria for object selection in a data store.


Type Description

A server collection that includes the persistent objects of the specified type. In addition, only objects that satisfy the specified criteria will be retrieved to this collection.


The newly created collection will use the current Object Space to load and save persistent objects.

This method is used by Collection Sources (see CollectionSource and PropertyCollectionSource) to create a collection in server mode. For details on the XPServerCollectionSource class, refer to the XPServerCollectionSource topic in the XPO documentation.

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