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Created attachment 4303 [details]
Visual Studio project file (opens with Xamarin Studio)
ICustomTypeDescriptor allows you to override GetProperties(). By changing the order in which GetProperties() returns the properties, you can change the order in which properties are added to a PropertyGrid.
The sample that I have attached sorts the properties by the order in which they were declared in the code. There are three properties, declared in the order AAA, CCC, BBB.
Tested with Visual Studio 2012/.NET 3.5+, the PropertyGrid correctly shows the properties in order AAA, CCC, BBB.
Tested with MonoDevelop 184.108.40.206 Linux/Mono 2.10.8 (Fedora build), the properties are sorted alphabetically, despite PropertySort.NoSort being set.
Tested with Xamarin Studio 4.0.8 (Windows)/Mono 2.10.9, the properties are sorted alphabetically, despite PropertySort.NoSort being set.
Tested with Xamarin Studio 4.0.8 (Windows)/.NET 4.5, the PropertyGrid correctly shows the properties in order AAA, CCC, BBB.
To run the test: Open with Xamarin studio, and run, check the order of the properties on the PropertyGrid. Should be in the order AAA, CCC, BBB.