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StateMachineWorkflowInstance.SetState Method (String)

Provides a transition to a specified StateActivity using the name of the StateActivity.

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

public void SetState(
	string targetStateName


Type: System.String
The name of the StateActivity to transition to.


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


The StateActivity specified by targetStateName is a null reference (Nothing).

.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.