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Hi guys
I'm new to C# threads so forgive me If you feel my question is very simple.Can we call a function in thread who has parameters in it? Thanks in advance.
Updated 27-Dec-13 21:58pm

Yes. Exactly as you would from the "normal" UI thread - all code runs on a thread, so it doesn't matter which thread you call a method from: if it returns a string, it returns a string to the caller on the same thread.
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    BackgroundWorker work = new BackgroundWorker();
    work.DoWork += new DoWorkEventHandler(work_DoWork);

void work_DoWork(object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)
string GetMyString()
    return DateTime.Now.ToString();
agent_kruger 28-Dec-13 3:59am
can you tell difference between backgroundworker and a thread?
OriginalGriff 28-Dec-13 4:03am
Well, they are spelled differently, which is a big clue...:laugh:
agent_kruger 28-Dec-13 4:06am
oh, thank you for that precious little peace of information.
agent_kruger 28-Dec-13 4:06am
without you i would be stuck in that problem for the whole life :laugh.
OriginalGriff 28-Dec-13 4:20am
Glad to oblige! :laugh:
OriginalGriff 28-Dec-13 4:20am
So what did you actually want to know?
agent_kruger 28-Dec-13 4:23am
difference between backgroundworker and a thread?
OriginalGriff 28-Dec-13 4:50am
See here:
But it misses quite a few details and gets some bits wrong: A Background worker doesn't encapsulate a Thread, it uses the ThreadPool - which means that it is terminated when the application is. A direct Thread has be be closed down by you as it is independent of the application.

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