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HttpContext.GetLocalResourceObject Method (String, String, CultureInfo)

Gets a page-level resource object based on the specified VirtualPath and ResourceKey properties, and on the CultureInfo object.

Namespace: System.Web
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public static Object GetLocalResourceObject (
	string virtualPath,
	string resourceKey,
	CultureInfo culture
public static Object GetLocalResourceObject (
	String virtualPath, 
	String resourceKey, 
	CultureInfo culture
public static function GetLocalResourceObject (
	virtualPath : String, 
	resourceKey : String, 
	culture : CultureInfo
) : Object
Not applicable.



The VirtualPath property for the local resource object.


A string that represents a ResourceKey property of the requested resource object.


A string that represents the CultureInfo object of the requested resource object.

Return Value

An Object that represents the requested local resource object, which is localized for the specified culture; otherwise a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if a matching resource object is found but not a resourceKey parameter.

Exception typeCondition


A resource object was not found for the specified virtualPath Parameter.


The specified virtualPath parameter is not in the current application's root directory.


The resource class for the page was not found.

If the resource is not localized for this culture, the lookup will follow a fallback process to locate an appropriate resource. For more information, see Packaging and Deploying Resources.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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