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DataGridColumn.CanUserSort Property

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Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the user can sort the column by clicking the column header.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls
Assembly:  System.Windows.Controls.Data (in System.Windows.Controls.Data.dll)


Public Property CanUserSort As Boolean
public bool CanUserSort { get; set; }
<sdk:dataGridColumn CanUserSort="bool"/>

XAML Values

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the user can sort the column; false if the user cannot sort the column. The default is the current DataGrid.CanUserSortColumns property value.


If the DataGridColumn.CanUserSort property and the DataGrid.CanUserSortColumns property are both set, a value of false will take precedence over a value of true.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.