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ColumnSortMode Enumeration

Lists the values that specify how a column's data should be sorted.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraGrid
Assembly:DevExpress.Data.v19.1.dll

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  Name Description
Public field Custom

Enables custom sorting of a column's data. To implement custom sorting, handle the DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Base.ColumnView.CustomColumnSort event in the GridControl, and the DevExpress.XtraTreeList.TreeList.CompareNodeValues event in the TreeList.

In the GridControl, the Custom mode also enables custom grouping of rows when grouping is applied against the current column. To implement custom grouping, handle the DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Grid.GridView.CustomColumnGroup event.

Public field Default

Sorts the column's data according to the type of the editor assigned to the column.

The Default option is equivalent to DisplayText for columns that use DevExpress.XtraEditors.LookUpEdit, DevExpress.XtraEditors.ImageComboBoxEdit and HypertextLabel (DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository.RepositoryItemHypertextLabel) in-place editors.

The Default option is equivalent to Value for other columns. Note that for certain editors (DevExpress.XtraEditors.TextEdit, DevExpress.XtraEditors.ComboBoxEdit, etc) the edit values match the display values.

Public field DisplayText Sorts the column's data by the column's display text (the strings displayed within the column's cells).
Public field Value Sorts the column's data by the column's edit values (these are synchronized with the bound data source's values).
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Use the following properties to specify how a column's data is sorted when sorting is applied:

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