C# pattern to prevent an event handler hooked twice


Duplicate of: How to ensure an event is only subscribed to once
and Has an event handler already been added?

I have a singleton that provides some service and my classes hook into some events on it, sometimes a class is hooking twice to the event and then gets called twice.
I'm looking for a classical way to prevent this from happening. somehow I need to check if I've already hooked to this event…

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How about just removing the event first with -= , if it is not found an exception is not thrown

/// -= Removes the event if it has been already added, this prevents multiple firing of the event
((System.Windows.Forms.WebBrowser)sender).Document.Click -= new System.Windows.Forms.HtmlElementEventHandler(testii);
((System.Windows.Forms.WebBrowser)sender).Document.Click += new System.Windows.Forms.HtmlElementEventHandler(testii);
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