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ASP.NET MVC Grid Sorting

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The Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC Grid supports built-in options which enable you to implement sorting features for the users. To set the sorting functionality, configure the .Sortable() method of the Data Grid.

The Grid component supports the Single, Multiple, and Mixed sorting modes. To specify the desired sorting mode, set the SortMode method by passing a GridSortMode the SingleColumn, MultipleColumn, or Mixed configurations in the following ways:

  • To define a single-column sorting, use the .Sortable(sortable => sortable.SortMode(GridSortMode.SingleColumn) configuration.
  • To define a multi-column sorting, use the .Sortable(sortable => sortable.SortMode(GridSortMode.MultipleColumn) definition.
  • To define a mixed-column sorting, use the .Sortable(sortable => sortable.SortMode(GridSortMode.Mixed) definition.

To define the initial sort direction use the InitialDirection() method by setting .Sortable(sortable => sortable.InitialDirection("desc")).

For more information, refer to the official Telerik UI for ASP.NET MVC Data Grid product documentation on the available sorting capabilities.

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