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InvalidOperationException - Cannot use a DependencyObject that Belongs to a Different Thread than its Parent Freezable

Environment

Product Version 2021.2.511
Product Telerik UI for WPF

Description

An "InvalidOperationException: Cannot use a DependencyObject that belongs to a different thread than its parent Freezable." is thrown if you try to access a Brush or other Freezable from a different thread.

Solution

Any public static members of the Freezable type are thread safe. Any instance members, however, are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

When the IsFrozen property is false, a Freezable object can be accessed only from the thread on which it was created. Attempting to access it from another thread throws an InvalidOperationException. The Invoke and BeginInvoke methods provide support for marshalling to the correct thread.

When their IsFrozen property is true, Freezable objects are free-threaded. For more information, see Freezable Objects Overview.

Thus, to overcome this exception, you need to freeze the Freezable object before using it:

Example 1: Freeze the Freezable object

    var brush = (Brush)new BrushConverter().ConvertFrom("#4CAF50"); 
    if (brush.CanFreeze) 
    { 
        brush.Freeze(); 
    } 
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