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IBaseDocumentSelectorProperties.ItemSortMode Property

Gets or sets order in which Documents and dock panels appear inside the Document Selector.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraBars.Docking2010.Customization
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraBars.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: ItemSortMode
An ItemSortMode enumeration value that specifies the order in which Documents and dock panels appear inside the Document Selector.

Expanded Remarks

The Document Selector stores the Document (and dock panel) activation sequences and arranges its items in the opposite direction. The figure below illustrates the order in which Document Manager's Documents were activated, and how the Document Selector arranges them.

To change this default order, set the ItemSortMode property to either Alphabetical or Custom. In custom sorting mode, handle the BaseView.DocumentSelectorCustomSortItems event and assign your custom IComparer<BaseDocument> object to the e.DocumentComparer object. You can also create a separate dock panel container and assign it to the e.DockPanelComparer property.

The code sample below illustrates how to implement the custom item order the order in which Documents appear on-screen.

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