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Posted 17 Jun 2011

Extension method to update controls in a MultiThreaded WinForm application.

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This extension can be used to update controls in a thread safe manner. This method requires a MethodInvoker delegate as input parameter. It just checks whether the control is on a different thread than the caller.
This is the extension method:

public static void ThreadSafeCall(this Control control, MethodInvoker method)
     if (control.InvokeRequired)
         catch (Exception ex)

Below is the use of it:
txtOutput.ThreadSafeCall((MethodInvoker)delegate { txtOutput.Text = "Updated"; });


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GeneralInteresting extension method, especially for simple things l... Pin
Riz Thon20-Jun-11 16:18
memberRiz Thon20-Jun-11 16:18 
GeneralRe: Thanks Riz! Pin
RakeshMeena20-Jun-11 18:43
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