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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, see Send 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. 

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