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HybridDictionary.IsSynchronized Property

Gets a value indicating whether the HybridDictionary is synchronized (thread safe).

Namespace:  System.Collections.Specialized
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public bool IsSynchronized { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
This property always returns false.

Implements

ICollection.IsSynchronized

HybridDictionary implements the IsSynchronized property because it is required by the System.Collections.ICollection interface.

Derived classes can provide a synchronized version of the HybridDictionary using the SyncRoot property.

Enumerating through a collection is intrinsically not a thread-safe procedure. Even when a collection is synchronized, other threads can still modify the collection, which causes the enumerator to throw an exception. To guarantee thread safety during enumeration, you can either lock the collection during the entire enumeration or catch the exceptions resulting from changes made by other threads.

The following code example shows how to lock the collection using the SyncRoot during the entire enumeration.

HybridDictionary myCollection = new HybridDictionary();
lock(myCollection.SyncRoot)
{
    foreach (object item in myCollection)
    {
        // Insert your code here.
    }
}

Retrieving the value of this property is an O(1) operation.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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