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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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, 2.0