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ParallelEnumerable.AsParallel Method (IEnumerable)

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Enables parallelization of a query.

Namespace:   System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

Public Shared Function AsParallel (
	source As IEnumerable
) As ParallelQuery


Type: System.Collections.IEnumerable

An IEnumerable(Of T) to convert to a ParallelQuery.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.ParallelQuery

The source as a ParallelQuery to bind to ParallelEnumerable extension methods.

Exception Condition

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

The Cast(Of TResult) operator can be used to convert a ParallelQuery to a ParallelQuery(T).

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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