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SyncHandler.Lock Method

Locks the object.

Namespace: Aurigma.GraphicsMill
Assembly: Aurigma.GraphicsMill (in Aurigma.GraphicsMill.dll)


Visual Basic
Public Overridable Sub Lock
public virtual void Lock()


After calling this method this object is not accessible from any other thread (until Unlock() is called). You can safely check Locked property to ensure if object is locked.

When you access the object which has been locked, the thread stops and waits until it become unlocked. Using property Timeout you can specify how much time to wait.


All Graphics Mill for .NET method and properties already uses Lock()/Unlock() methods to provide thread safety. You need call these methods manually only if you manipulate the objects manually, or if you inherit your own class from ILockable interface.

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