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
public String GetString (
	String name
public function GetString (
	name : String
) : String



Name of the resource to search for.

Return Value

The value of a resource, if the value is a String.

Exception typeCondition


The name parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The resource with the specified name is not a String or the current ResourceSet has been closed.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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