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Method TEurekaThreadData.Priority

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Thread's priority.







Code (Delphi)


function Priority: Integer;


Return value

Value returned by GetThreadPriority function. Possible range is -15..15.



This method retrieves the priority value for the thread. This value, together with the priority class of the thread's process, determines the thread's base-priority level.


The thread's priority level can be any number within -15..+15 range. A well-known standard values are:

-15: (THREAD_PRIORITY_IDLE) Base priority of 1 for usual processes or 16 for REALTIME_PRIORITY_CLASS processes.
-1: (THREAD_PRIORITY_BELOW_NORMAL) Priority 1 point below the priority class.
-2: (THREAD_PRIORITY_LOWEST) Priority 2 points below the priority class.
0: (THREAD_PRIORITY_NORMAL) Normal priority for the priority class.
1: (THREAD_PRIORITY_ABOVE_NORMAL) Priority 1 point above the priority class.
2: (THREAD_PRIORITY_HIGHEST) Priority 2 points above the priority class.
15: (THREAD_PRIORITY_TIME_CRITICAL) Base-priority level of 15 for usual processes or 31 for REALTIME_PRIORITY_CLASS processes.


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