CurrentDispatcher Property

Dispatcher.CurrentDispatcher Property


Gets the Dispatcher for the thread currently executing and creates a new Dispatcher if one is not already associated with the thread.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Threading
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public static Dispatcher CurrentDispatcher { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Threading.Dispatcher

The dispatcher associated with the current thread.

If a Dispatcher is not associated with the current thread, a new Dispatcher will be created. This is not the case with the FromThread method. FromThread will return null if there is not a dispatcher associated with the specified thread.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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