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StaticResourceExtension Class

Implements a markup extension that supports static (XAML load time) resource references made from XAML.


Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public class StaticResourceExtension : MarkupExtension
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The StaticResourceExtension type exposes the following members.

Public methodStaticResourceExtension()Initializes a new instance of the StaticResourceExtension class.
Public methodStaticResourceExtension(Object)Initializes a new instance of the StaticResourceExtension class, with the provided initial key.

Public propertyResourceKeyGets or sets the key value passed by this static resource reference. They key is used to return the object matching that key in resource dictionaries.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodProvideValueReturns an object that should be set on the property where this extension is applied. For StaticResourceExtension, this is the object found in a resource dictionary, where the object to find is identified by the ResourceKey. (Overrides MarkupExtension.ProvideValue(IServiceProvider).)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class is a markup extension implementation. Markup extension classes in WPF exist mainly to provide infrastructure support for some aspect of the WPF XAML  processor implementation, and the members exposed by a markup extension are not typically called from user code. This extension supports the StaticResource Markup Extension usage from XAML. For more information on the mechanics of static resource lookup in WPF XAML, see StaticResource Markup Extension or Resources Overview.

{StaticResource} is a markup extension that is specific to the WPF implementation of XAML. You can use {StaticResource} when referencing the default XAML namespace for WPF, without using a prefix. In contrast, markup extensions that are defined for XAML language support (such as {x:Type}) require the prefix for the XAML language XAML namespace in the usage. For more information, see Markup Extensions and WPF XAML.

Static resource references are generally used in XAML whenever a DynamicResource Markup Extension is not explicitly necessary.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.