Provide "nice-ness" to the current thread and/or query the current value.


Attribute Description Required
currentpriority the name of the property whose value should be set to the current "nice-ness" level. No
newpriority the value to which the "nice-ness" level should be set. Must be a valid Java Thread priority. No


   <nice newpriority="10"/>
Set the Thread priority to 10 (highest).
   <nice currentpriority="priority"/>
Store the current Thread priority in the user property "priority".
   <nice currentpriority="currentpriority" newpriority="1"/>

Set the current Thread priority to 1 (lowest), storing the original priority in the user property "currentpriority". This can be used to set the priority back to its original value later.