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Activity.RaiseEvent Method

Raises an Event associated with the specified dependency property.

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

protected internal void RaiseEvent(
	DependencyProperty dependencyEvent,
	Object sender,
	EventArgs e


Type: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.DependencyProperty
The DependencyProperty associated with this Event.
Type: System.Object
The Object source of the Event.
Type: System.EventArgs
The EventArgs associated with the Event.

The following code invokes this method to raise an event that is defined as a DependencyProperty.

This code example is part of the Send E-mail Activity sample and is from the SendEmailActivity.cs file. For more information, seeSend E-mail Activity Sample

        protected override ActivityExecutionStatus Execute(ActivityExecutionContext context)
                // Raise the SendingEmail event to the parent workflow or activity
                base.RaiseEvent(SendEmailActivity.SendingEmailEvent, this, EventArgs.Empty);

                // Send the email now

                // Raise the SentEmail event to the parent workflow or activity
                base.RaiseEvent(SendEmailActivity.SentEmailEvent, this, EventArgs.Empty);

                // Return the closed status indicating that this activity is complete.
                return ActivityExecutionStatus.Closed;
                // An unhandled exception occurred.  Throw it back to the WorkflowRuntime.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

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.