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ResourceSet.GetString Method (String)

Searches for a String resource with the specified name.

Namespace:  System.Resources
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual string GetString(
	string name


Type: System.String
Name of the resource to search for.

Return Value

Type: System.String
The value of a resource, if the value is a String.


The name parameter is null.


The resource specified by name is not a String.


The object has been closed or disposed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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