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DispatcherExtensions Class

Updated: July 2008

Provides a set of static methods that extend the Dispatcher class.

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

public static class DispatcherExtensions

The methods in this class are defined as extension methods that extend the Dispatcher class. This means that they can be called like an instance method on any Dispatcher object.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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 SP1




July 2008

Added topic for new class.

SP1 feature change.