ManualResetEventSlim::Wait Method (TimeSpan)

.NET Framework (current version)

Blocks the current thread until the current ManualResetEventSlim is set, using a TimeSpan to measure the time interval.

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

bool Wait(
	TimeSpan timeout


Type: System::TimeSpan

A TimeSpan that represents the number of milliseconds to wait, or a TimeSpan that represents -1 milliseconds to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if the ManualResetEventSlim was set; otherwise, false.

Exception Condition

timeout is a negative number other than -1 milliseconds, which represents an infinite time-out.


The number of milliseconds in timeout is greater than Int32::MaxValue.


The maximum number of waiters has been exceeded.


The object has already been disposed.

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