WPF PropertyGrid Overview

15 Aug 20231 minute to read

The PropertyGrid control provides an interface for browsing and editing an object’s properties with Blendability support, custom editors, category editors, sorting and grouping supports. The WPF PropertyGrid control provides similar features to the Windows Forms PropertyGrid control.

Control structure

Default PropertyGrid control


  • Binding with any objects — Denotes the object that properties displayed in the PropertyGrid.
  • Custom Editor — CustomEditor support enables you to set custom value editors for particular properties, instead of default editors.
  • Category Editor — CategoryEditor support allows you to set the related properties (one or more properties) to be categorized.
  • Grouping — PropertyGrid groups the properties based on the property’s Category attribute.
  • Sorting — PropertyGrid supports both ascending and descending order sorting.
  • Skin - PropertyGrid provides a variety of skin themes.
  • Blendability — PropertyGrid control can be easily customized in a blend.
  • Code sharing — Provides code sharing with Silverlight.