Application.OleRequired Method

Initializes OLE on the current thread.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in system.windows.forms.dll)

public static ApartmentState OleRequired ()
public static ApartmentState OleRequired ()
public static function OleRequired () : ApartmentState
Not applicable.

Return Value

One of the ApartmentState values.

Call this method before calling any Microsoft.Win32 method that requires OLE. OleRequired first checks to see if OLE has been initialized on the current thread. If not, it initializes the thread for OLE.

NoteNote:

Unless a thread calls OLE methods directly, you do not need to call this method.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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