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DynamicRenderer.GetDispatcher Method

Returns a Dispatcher for the rendering thread.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input.StylusPlugIns
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

protected Dispatcher GetDispatcher()

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Threading.Dispatcher
A Dispatcher for the rendering thread.

The following example demonstrates how to use the GetDispatcher method to perform some work on the rendering thread.

delegate void WorkerMethod();

class CustomDynamicRenderer : DynamicRenderer
    protected override void OnStylusDown(RawStylusInput rawStylusInput)


    protected override void OnStylusDownProcessed(object callbackData, bool targetVerified)
        base.OnStylusDownProcessed(callbackData, targetVerified);

        Dispatcher renderingThreadDispatcher = this.GetDispatcher();
        renderingThreadDispatcher.BeginInvoke(DispatcherPriority.Normal, new WorkerMethod(DoSomething));

    private void DoSomething()
        // Perform work on the rendering thread.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.