Task Constructor (Action<Object^>^, Object^)

 

Initializes a new Task with the specified action and state.

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

public:
Task(
	Action<Object^>^ action,
	Object^ state
)

Parameters

action
Type: System::Action<Object^>^

The delegate that represents the code to execute in the task.

state
Type: System::Object^

An object representing data to be used by the action.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

The action argument is null.

Rather than calling this constructor, the most common way to instantiate a Task object and launch a task is by calling the static TaskFactory::StartNew(Action<Object^>^, Object^) method. The only advantage offered by this constructor is that it allows object instantiation to be separated from task invocation.

The following example defines an array of 6-letter words. Each word is then passed as an argument to the Task(Action<Object^>^, Object^) constructor, whose Action<T> delegate scrambles the characters in the word, then displays the original word and its scrambled version.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 5.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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