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When attempting to remember the grid Sort Column and Sort Order to refresh the grid and return the user to the line they were at, the SortOrder does not seem to be playing well with others. When specifically defined as with the Select Case, the value reports correctly, but when expressed directly, it returns an error (The value of argument 'direction' (2) is invalid for Enum type 'ListSortDirection'.
Parameter name: direction). What is missing here? There should be no difference between the two.


    Dim SortOrder As System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection
    Select Case .dgTickets.SortOrder
        Case Windows.Forms.SortOrder.Ascending
            SortOrder = System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection.Ascending
        Case Windows.Forms.SortOrder.Descending
            SortOrder = System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection.Descending
        Case Windows.Forms.SortOrder.None
            SortOrder = System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection.Ascending
    End Select
    SortOrder = .dgTickets.SortOrder
    SortCol = .dgTickets.SortedColumn
    If Not SortCol Is Nothing Then
        SortCol = .dgTickets.Columns(SortCol.Index)
        .dgTickets.Sort(SortCol, SortOrder)
    End If

Stubbornness is a virtue -- if you are right. --Chuck Noll

RE: DataGridView.SortOrder

Never mind.

I saw the difference as the message was posting.

DataGridView.SortOrder returns a value of Windows.Forms.SortOrder


DataGridView.Sort() is looking for a value of System.ComponentModel.ListSortDirection

How irritating that the same control uses two different references for sorting.

Stubbornness is a virtue -- if you are right. --Chuck Noll

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