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Flowchart Class

Represents the models workflows using the familiar flowchart paradigm.

Namespace:  System.Activities.Statements
Assembly:  System.Activities (in System.Activities.dll)

[<Sealed>]
[<ContentPropertyAttribute("Nodes")>]
type Flowchart =  
    class 
        inherit NativeActivity 
    end

The Flowchart type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodFlowchartCreates a new instance of the Flowchart class.
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  NameDescription
Protected propertyCacheIdGets the identifier of the cache that is unique within the scope of the workflow definition. (Inherited from Activity.)
Public propertyDisplayNameGets or sets an optional friendly name that is used for debugging, validation, exception handling, and tracking. (Inherited from Activity.)
Public propertyIdGets an identifier that is unique in the scope of the workflow definition. (Inherited from Activity.)
Protected propertyImplementationVersionGets or sets the implementation version of the activity. (Inherited from NativeActivity.)
Public propertyNodesGets or sets the collection of FlowNode objects contained by the flowchart.
Public propertyStartNodeGets or sets the FlowNode to be executed when the flowchart starts.
Public propertyValidateUnconnectedNodesGets or sets a value that indicates whether unconnected nodes are validated.
Public propertyVariablesGets or sets the collection of Variable objects associated with the Flowchart, which are available to share state across the child activities contained within the Flowchart.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodShouldSerializeDisplayNameIndicates whether the DisplayName property should be serialized. (Inherited from Activity.)
Public methodToStringReturns a String that contains the Id and DisplayName of the Activity. (Inherited from Activity.)
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The Flowchart activity allows free-form creation of a workflow using nodes and links.

The following code sample demonstrates creating a Flowchart activity. This example is from the Fault Handling in a Flowchart Activity Using TryCatch sample.

Flowchart flowChart = new Flowchart
{
    DisplayName = "Promotional Discount Calculation",
    Variables = {discount, promo, numberOfKids},
    StartNode = promoCodeSwitch,
    Nodes = 
    { 
        promoCodeSwitch, 
        singleStep, 
        mnkStep, 
        mwkStep, 
        discountDefault, 
        flowDecision, 
        discountApplied, 
        discountNotApplied
    }
};

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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