sorting

Configures runtime sorting.

Type:

Object

A user can sort rows by values of a single or multiple columns depending on the value of the sorting.mode property.

DevExtreme HTML5 JavaScript jQuery Angular Knockout UI component DataGrid Sorting

To apply sorting to a column, a user clicks its header or selects a command from the context menu.

DevExtreme HTML5 JavaScript jQuery Angular Knockout UI component DataGrid Sorting

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ascendingText

Specifies text for the context menu item that sets an ascending sort order in a column.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'Sort Ascending'

clearText

Specifies text for the context menu item that clears sorting settings for a column.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'Clear Sorting'

descendingText

Specifies text for the context menu item that sets a descending sort order in a column.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'Sort Descending'

mode

Specifies the sorting mode.

Type:

String

Default Value: 'single'
Accepted Values: 'multiple' | 'none' | 'single'

The following selection modes are available in the UI component:

  • Single
    Rows can be sorted by values of a single column only.

  • Multiple
    Rows can be sorted by values of several columns.

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showSortIndexes

Specifies whether to display sort indexes in column headers. Applies only when sorting.mode is "multiple" and data is sorted by two or more columns.

Type:

Boolean

Default Value: true