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Application.MessageLoop Property

Gets a value indicating whether a message loop exists on this thread.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public static bool MessageLoop { get; }
/** @property */
public static boolean get_MessageLoop ()

public static function get MessageLoop () : boolean

Property Value

true if a message loop exists; otherwise, false.

When hosting Windows Forms in other environments, such as unmanaged applications, this property will always return false. Use RegisterMessageLoop to instruct Windows Forms if the hosting environment still has an active message loop.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0