Last Updated: 18 Nov 2020 10:53 by ADMIN
Release 2020.R3
Created on: 14 Feb 2017 16:58
Category: PivotGrid
Type: Feature Request
Add Sorting to Kendo UI PivotGrid
You really need to add sorting to your Kendo UI pivotgrid for flat/local data sources.  The entire point of a pivot grid is to analyze data.  We did a POC with it for our salesmen.  The feedback was:  "It's almost useless if I can't sort it and see my top and bottom sellers, etc...".    So, we're swapping out the pivotgrid for Infragistics Ignite UI.  It's a shame too, cause most everything else is there. 
Alex Hajigeorgieva
Posted on: 18 Nov 2020 10:52


I am pleased to let you know that we have implemented sorting by the row header and column header values. Meaning that when sorting is applied for a field the headers will reflect that sorting and will re-arrange the table.

On a side note, there is another feature request that clients want to sort by the already aggregated values. This however is a separate feature which needs design and will be implemented at a later stage.

Alex Hajigeorgieva
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Posted on: 12 Nov 2020 00:11
Just found out that they added the sorting ability for binding Ajax data in their latest release 2020.3.1021. Worth a try if you are using Ajax data binding. 
Posted on: 11 Nov 2020 22:54
Agreed. Been looking everywhere for a sorting solution when binding Ajax data, and finally find out Kendo doesn't support it. 
Alex Hajigeorgieva
Posted on: 25 May 2020 07:37

Hello, Sasmitha,

Our roadmap and priorities depend largely on the business value and customer demand for specific components and features. However, we have a Feature Acceleration Programme that allows a customer to negotiate a certain component or functionality to be implemented on demand or sooner than our roadmap implies.

Feature acceleration fits well in scenarios where a feature or enhancement is important for an application's success, but it is not planned to be available at the time of the application's completion.

Let me know if you are interested in pursuing this option at any time and I will put you in touch with our Professional Services team to discuss your exact specifications and possible timeframes.

Kind Regards,
Alex Hajigeorgieva
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Posted on: 18 May 2020 12:11
We also need it for MVC Html.Kendo().PivotGrid using Ajax datasource. This is a critical functionality that we need. Can Telerik support speed it up and make it available ASAP please?