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Control.UseWaitCursor Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls.

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

public bool UseWaitCursor { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true to use the wait cursor for the current control and all child controls; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Use a wait cursor whenever you perform an operation that takes a noticeable amount of time. However, note that operations that block the UI thread will also block a cursor change. Therefore, this property should only be used when performing time-consuming operations in another thread. To change the cursor globally and immediately, see the Current property.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0