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Dispatcher.CurrentDispatcher Property

Gets the Dispatcher for the thread currently executing and creates a new Dispatcher if one is not already associated with the thread.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Threading
Assembly:  WindowsBase (in WindowsBase.dll)

public static Dispatcher CurrentDispatcher { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Threading.Dispatcher
The dispatcher associated with the current thread.

If a Dispatcher is not associated with the current thread, a new Dispatcher will be created. This is not the case with the FromThread method. FromThread will return null if there is not a dispatcher associated with the specified thread.

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

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