Grid - Sorting and Grouping Multi-column Sorting

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Maria AndersAlfreds FutterkisteBerlin Germany
Ana TrujilloAna Trujillo Emparedados y heladosMéxico D.F. Mexico
Antonio MorenoAntonio Moreno TaqueríaMéxico D.F. Mexico
Thomas HardyAround the HornLondon UK
Christina BerglundBerglunds snabbköpLuleå Sweden
Hanna MoosBlauer See DelikatessenMannheim Germany
Frédérique CiteauxBlondel père et filsStrasbourg France
Martín SommerBólido Comidas preparadasMadrid Spain
Laurence LebihanBon app'Marseille France
Elizabeth LincolnBottom-Dollar MarketsTsawwassenBCCanada

In some case, one column sorting may not display the data trend and changing clearly. So Kettic Grid view control allows users to make multi-column sorting at same time. Set AllowMultiColumnSorting property to True, and the other settings is just as the same as the one column sorting.

To sort data in single column, you can click a column header to change the column sort order(ascending, descending or no sort). The sort status will display on the right of this column header.

To sort data against multiple columns, pressing down the SHIFT key, and click the required column headers.

Besides the mulit-column sorting in this online demo, Kettic ASP.NET AJAX grid control provide single column sorting, too.
And there are many other operation can be done in grid, such as: grouping grid data in and reordering grid data in

<%@ Page Title="" Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/Demo.Master" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeBehind="MultiColumnSorting.aspx.cs" Inherits="Kettic.AspNet.Demo.KaxGridDemo.SortingGrouping.MultiColumnSorting" %>

<%@ Register TagPrefix="kettic" Namespace="Kettic.AspNet.Controls" Assembly="Kettic.AspNet.Controls,Version=2014.04.1129.0" %>
<asp:Content ID="Content1" ContentPlaceHolderID="DemoContent" runat="server">
    <kettic:KaxGrid ID="grid" runat="server" DataSourceID="AccessDataSource1" Width="100%"
        AutoGenerateColumns="False" AllowSorting="True" AllowPaging="True" GridLines="None">
            <Selecting AllowRowSelect="True" />
        <MainView AllowMultiColumnSorting="True">
                <kettic:GridBoundColumn HeaderText="Contact Name" DataField="ContactName" UniqueName="ContactName" />
                <kettic:GridBoundColumn HeaderText="Company Name" DataField="CompanyName" UniqueName="CompanyName" />
                <kettic:GridBoundColumn HeaderText="City" DataField="City" UniqueName="City" />
                <kettic:GridBoundColumn HeaderText="Region" DataField="Region" UniqueName="Region" />
                <kettic:GridBoundColumn HeaderText="Country" DataField="Country" UniqueName="Country" />
<asp:AccessDataSource ID="AccessDataSource1" runat="server" DataFile="~/App_Data/nwind.mdb"
SelectCommand="SELECT * FROM [Customers]"></asp:AccessDataSource>

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

namespace Kettic.AspNet.Demo.KaxGridDemo.SortingGrouping
    public partial class MultiColumnSorting : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

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