Storyboard.Pause Method

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Pauses the animation clock associated with the storyboard.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Animation
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Public Sub Pause
public void Pause()


This method stops the animation clock from moving, but it has no discernible effect if the animation is not active or is currently paused. As a side effect, all associated children are also paused.


Do not attempt to call Storyboard members (for example, Pause) within the constructor of the page. This will cause the animation to fail silently.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0


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