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Thread.ThreadState Property

Gets a value that contains the states of the current thread.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public ThreadState ThreadState { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Threading.ThreadState
One of the enumeration values that indicates the state of the current thread. The initial value is Unstarted.

The ThreadState property provides more specific information than the IsAlive property.

Important noteImportant Note:

Thread state is of interest only in debugging scenarios. Your code should never use thread state to synchronize the activities of threads.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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