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Application.UseWaitCursor Property

Gets or sets whether the wait cursor is used for all open forms of the application.

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

public static bool UseWaitCursor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true is the wait cursor is used for all open forms; otherwise, false.

When this property is set to true, the UseWaitCursor property of all open forms in the application will be set to true. This call will not return until this property has been set on all forms. Use this property when you have a long-running operation, and want to indicate in all application forms that the operation is still processing.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, 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.
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