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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()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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