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StronglyTypedResourceBuilder.Create Method (IDictionary, String, String, CodeDomProvider, Boolean, String[]%)

Generates a class file that contains strongly-typed properties that match the resources referenced in the specified collection.

Namespace:  System.Resources.Tools
Assembly:  System.Design (in System.Design.dll)

public static CodeCompileUnit Create(
	IDictionary resourceList,
	string baseName,
	string generatedCodeNamespace,
	CodeDomProvider codeProvider,
	bool internalClass,
	out string[] unmatchable


Type: System.Collections.IDictionary
An IDictionary collection where each dictionary entry key/value pair is the name of a resource and the value of the resource.
Type: System.String
The name of the class to be generated.
Type: System.String
The namespace of the class to be generated.
Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.CodeDomProvider
A CodeDomProvider class that provides the language in which the class will be generated.
Type: System.Boolean
true to generate an internal class; false to generate a public class.
Type: System.String[]%
A String array that contains each resource name for which a property cannot be generated. Typically, a property cannot be generated because the resource name is not a valid identifier.

Return Value

Type: System.CodeDom.CodeCompileUnit
A CodeCompileUnit container.


resourceList, basename, or codeProvider is null.


A resource node name does not match its key in resourceList.

Use the Create method to generate a class that provides strongly-typed, read-only access to the resources that are contained in the resourceList parameter.

The StronglyTypedResourceBuilder class ignores any resource name that begins with the characters "$" or ">>". The resource names "Culture" and "ResourceManager" are invalid identifiers.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.