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Use a Thread Priority step to adjust the operating system priority of a TestStand thread so the TestStand thread receives more or less CPU time than other threads.
Avoid starving important threads of CPU time by boosting the priority of another thread too high. For example, setting the priority of a thread to Time Critical can cause the user interface of an application to become unresponsive.
When you alter a thread priority, save the previous priority value and restore it when the changed thread no longer requires the altered priority value.
In addition to the common custom properties, the Thread Priority step type defines the following step properties: