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Task.Delay Method (Int32, CancellationToken)

.NET Framework 4.5

Creates a task that will complete after a time delay.

Namespace:  System.Threading.Tasks
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public static Task Delay(
	int millisecondsDelay,
	CancellationToken cancellationToken
)

Parameters

millisecondsDelay
Type: System.Int32

The number of milliseconds to wait before completing the returned task

cancellationToken
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken

The cancellation token that will be checked prior to completing the returned task

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task
A task that represents the time delay
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

The millisecondsDelay is less than -1.

TaskCanceledException

The task has been canceled.

ObjectDisposedException

The provided cancellationToken has already been disposed.

If the cancellation token is signaled before the specified time delay, then the task is completed in Canceled state. Otherwise, the task is completed in RanToCompletion state once the specified time delay has expired.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Silverlight 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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