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HttpContext.GetLocalResourceObject Method (String, String)

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

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

public static Object GetLocalResourceObject(
	string virtualPath,
	string resourceKey


Type: System.String
The VirtualPath property for the local resource object.
Type: System.String
A string that represents a ResourceKey property of the requested resource object

Return Value

Type: System.Object
An Object that represents the requested page-level resource object; otherwise, null if a matching resource object is found but not a resourceKey parameter.


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.

The GetLocalResourceObject method returns a local resource by using the culture that is specified in the CurrentUICulture property.

.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.