On-Demand Sorting

The FlexGrid control relies on the CollectionView class to perform data operations including sorting, filtering, grouping, paging, change tracking, etc.

By default, the CollectionView refreshes and re-sorts the data after any edits. You can change that behavior by setting the refreshOnEdit property to false.

If you do that, the CollectionView will no longer re-sort the data when you edit items. It will sort only on demand, when the user clicks a column header cell.

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import 'bootstrap.css'; import '@grapecity/wijmo.styles/wijmo.css'; import { CollectionView } from '@grapecity/wijmo'; import { FlexGrid } from '@grapecity/wijmo.grid'; import { FlexGridFilter } from '@grapecity/wijmo.grid.filter'; // document.readyState === 'complete' ? init() : window.onload = init; // function init() { // // create the grid with on-demand sorting var theGrid = new FlexGrid('#theGrid', { alternatingRowStep: 0, itemsSource: new CollectionView(getData(), { refreshOnEdit: false // on-demand sorting and filtering }) }); // // and with on-demand filtering as well new FlexGridFilter(theGrid); // // create some random data function getData() { var countries = 'US,Germany,UK,Japan,Italy,Greece'.split(','), data = []; for (var i = 0; i < countries.length; i++) { data.push({ id: i, country: countries[i], active: i % 5 != 0, downloads: Math.round(Math.random() * 200000), sales: Math.random() * 100000, expenses: Math.random() * 50000 }); } return data; } }
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