Dispatcher.BeginInvoke Method (Action)

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Executes the specified delegate asynchronously on the thread the Dispatcher is associated with.

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


Public Function BeginInvoke ( _
    a As Action _
) As DispatcherOperation
public DispatcherOperation BeginInvoke(
    Action a


  • a
    Type: System..::.Action
    A delegate to a method that takes no arguments and does not return a value, which is pushed onto the Dispatcher event queue.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Threading..::.DispatcherOperation
An object, which is returned immediately after BeginInvoke is called, that represents the operation that has been posted to the Dispatcher queue.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0


Windows Phone

See Also


Dispatcher Class

BeginInvoke Overload

System.Windows.Threading Namespace