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StateMachineWorkflowActivity.PreviousStateName Property

Gets the name of the previously executed StateActivity.

Namespace:  System.Workflow.Activities
Assembly:  System.Workflow.Activities (in System.Workflow.Activities.dll)

public string PreviousStateName { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the previous StateActivity.

The PreviousStateName property only returns the name of the previous state when accessed from within the workflow, for example, from a code handler in a CodeActivity. The property does not work from host code because the host only has access to a copy of the workflow definition, never to the live instance tree.

For more information about how to determine the previous state from the host, see the StateHistory property of the StateMachineWorkflowInstance class.

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