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ActivityExecutionContext.ExecuteActivity Method

Called by a composite activity to schedule the execution of a child activity. The workflow runtime disallows execution of a child activity that is not in the initialized state.

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

public void ExecuteActivity(
	Activity activity


Type: System.Workflow.ComponentModel.Activity

The executed Activity.


activity is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


activity is not a valid child of the ActivityExecutionContext. This means that either the argument is equal to the associated Activity or that the argument is not in the commented state and is a child of the Activity associated with this ActivityExecutionContext.


The status is neither initialized nor Closed.


The ActivityExecutionContext has been disposed.

If the status is Closed, the Activity is initialized and executed.

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