Bidirectional Sorting on Any Column in DataGrid
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Published: 23 Nov 2003
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Abstract
The purpose of this article is to sort data displayed in datagrid in ascending or descending direction and reverses the direction of the sort automatically each time user clicks the column in datagrid. This article is divided into two parts. The first part uses sortexpression property of the column for sorting and the latter part uses dynamic attributes property of datagrid and dataview class for sorting.
by Pani Baruri & Abhijit Mandrekar
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Introduction

The purpose of this article is to sort data displayed in datagrid in ascending or descending direction and reverses the direction of the sort automatically each time user clicks the column in datagrid. This article is divided into two parts. The first part uses sortexpression property of the column for sorting and the latter part uses dynamic attributes property of datagrid and dataview class for sorting.

Advantages

  • This kind of sorting can be applied to any number of desired columns you want data to be sorted. 
  • It reverses the sort direction each time automatically for each column.

 


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User Comments

Title: Not bad but, not what I want.   
Name: AK
Date: 2007-08-02 1:34:42 AM
Comment:
I want sorting and paging in a grid view in asp.net 2.0 which is dynamically binded i.e. some times it has 3 columns or some time 4, 5, 6 or more columns.
Please suggest possible solution.

Thanks in advance,
AK
Title: Mr   
Name: John
Date: 2007-01-24 9:27:50 AM
Comment:
Thanx a lot if its not i never be saved
Title: great   
Name: mohsin
Date: 2006-10-18 5:52:20 AM
Comment:
Thats a great solution,very comprehensive and easy to understand and ...
Title: mr   
Name: rutts
Date: 2006-09-29 6:53:38 AM
Comment:
code is much helpful to solve my doubt regarding dataview
Title: Ms   
Name: Renee
Date: 2006-04-20 7:49:38 PM
Comment:
Thank you, this is awesome. Easy to follow and nice solution.
Title: Mr   
Name: Arif
Date: 2006-01-12 4:18:59 AM
Comment:
Thank you very much for your help. This ia a great article which works straight out of the box.

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