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LinkTo(TOutput) Method (ISourceBlock(TOutput), ITargetBlock(TOutput))

DataflowBlock::LinkTo<TOutput> Method (ISourceBlock<TOutput>, ITargetBlock<TOutput>)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Links the ISourceBlock<TOutput> to the specified ITargetBlock<TInput>.

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

generic<typename TOutput>
static IDisposable^ LinkTo(
	ISourceBlock<TOutput>^ source, 
	ITargetBlock<TOutput>^ target

Type Parameters


Specifies the type of data contained in the source.


Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow::ISourceBlock<TOutput>

The source from which to link.

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow::ITargetBlock<TOutput>

The ITargetBlock<TInput> to which to connect the source.

Return Value

Type: System::IDisposable
An IDisposable that, upon calling Dispose, will unlink the source from the target.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type ISourceBlock<TOutput>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).


The source is nullptr.


The target is nullptr.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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