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ActivityExecutionContext.ExecuteActivity Method

Called by a composite activity to schedule the execution of a child activity. The workflow runtime disallows execution of a child activity that is not in the initialized state.

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

public void ExecuteActivity(
	Activity activity


Type: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.Activity
The executed Activity.


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


activity is not a valid child of the ActivityExecutionContext. This means that either the argument is equal to the associated Activity or that the argument is not in the commented state and is a child of the Activity associated with this ActivityExecutionContext.


The status is neither initialized nor Closed.


The ActivityExecutionContext has been disposed.

If the status is Closed, the Activity is initialized and executed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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