BaseCompatibilityPreferences Class

.NET Framework (current version)

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Contains properties that specify how an application should behave relative to new WPF features that are in the WindowsBase assembly.

Namespace:   System.Windows
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)


public static class BaseCompatibilityPreferences


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether information about the DispatcherOperation.Priority is saved to the DispatcherSynchronizationContext.


Defines how the dispatcher reacts to failures encountered when it requests processing.


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the DispatcherSynchronizationContext.Send method puts the delegates on the dispatcher queue or if the delegate is directly invoked.


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a single DispatcherSynchronizationContext is used for multiple dispatcher operations.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.5

Any public static ( Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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