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LocalizationCategory Enumeration

Specifies the category value of a LocalizabilityAttribute for a binary XAML (BAML) class or class member.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public enum LocalizationCategory
<object property="enumerationMemberName" .../>

Member nameDescription
NoneResource does not belong to a standard category.
TextFor a lengthy piece of text.
TitleFor a single line of text, such as text used for a title.
LabelA Label or related control.
ButtonA Button or related control.
CheckBoxA CheckBox or related control.
ComboBoxA ComboBox or related control such as ComboBoxItem.
ListBoxA ListBox or related control such as ListBoxItem.
MenuA Menu or related control such as MenuItem.
RadioButtonA RadioButton or related control.
ToolTipA ToolTip or related control.
HyperlinkA Hyperlink or related control.
TextFlowFor panels that can contain text.
XmlDataXML data. 
FontFont-related data such as font name, style, or size.
InheritInherits its category from a parent node.
IgnoreDo not localize this resource. This does not apply to any child nodes that might exist.
NeverLocalizeDo not localize this resource, or any child nodes whose category is set to Inherit.

A LocalizabilityAttribute attribute can be applied to a class, property, or method.

For more information on how to use localization attributes, see Localization Attributes and Comments.

The following code example shows the category value of a LocalizabilityAttribute defined for a button.

<!-- Define localization attributes for the button.
      - The content is visible to the localizer and can be changed.
      - The font family property is visible to the localizer but cannot be changed. -->
  <Button
    FontFamily="Microsoft San Serif"
    Localization.Attributes=
      "$Content(Button Readable Modifiable) FontFamily(Font Readable Unmodifiable)" >
    your company name here
  </Button>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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