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Posted 30 Dec 2009

WPF: A Most Useful Threading Component

, 30 Dec 2009 CPOL
A threading component that shows failures/busy status and data.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>

    <!-- You can use this to tell the app to throw an Exception if
         no AdornerLayer is found in which case the App will just look busy
         and will not show any extra information using the AdornerLayer.
         It will work, but it will not be the same as how I intended it to work.
         So I would reccommend keeping it set to true and if any Exception is seen
         find out why the AdornerLayer is null and fix that
    <add key="ShouldThrowExceptionOnNullAdornerLayer" value="true"/>

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