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Activity.GetActivityByName Method (String, Boolean)

Returns the instance of the Activity whose name is requested from the set of all activities under the root the Activity of this instance if the second parameter is false and under the current Activity if the second parameter is true.

Namespace:  System.Workflow.ComponentModel
Assembly:  System.Workflow.ComponentModel (in System.Workflow.ComponentModel.dll)

public Activity GetActivityByName(
	string activityQualifiedName,
	bool withinThisActivityOnly
)

Parameters

activityQualifiedName
Type: System.String

The name of the Activity to search for.

withinThisActivityOnly
Type: System.Boolean

The value that indicates whether to limit the search to activities contained within this instance.

Return Value

Type: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.Activity
The instance of the Activity whose name is requested from the set of all activities under the root the Activity of this instance if the second parameter is false and under the current Activity if the second parameter is true.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

activityQualifiedID is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Returns the instance of the Activity whose name is requested from the set of all activities under the root the Activity of this instance if the second parameter is false and under the current Activity if the second parameter is true.

Calling GetActivityByName from within the constructor of a custom activity is not supported and can have unexpected results.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

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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