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Assembly.GetManifestResourceInfo Method

Returns information about how the given resource has been persisted.

Namespace: System.Reflection
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public virtual ManifestResourceInfo GetManifestResourceInfo (
	string resourceName
public ManifestResourceInfo GetManifestResourceInfo (
	String resourceName
public function GetManifestResourceInfo (
	resourceName : String
) : ManifestResourceInfo
Not applicable.



The case-sensitive name of the resource.

Return Value

ManifestResourceInfo populated with information about the resource's topology, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the resource is not found.

Exception typeCondition


resourceName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The resourceName parameter is an empty string ("").

Resource information is returned only if the resource is visible to the caller, or the caller has ReflectionPermission.

  • ReflectionPermission  when invoked late-bound through mechanisms such as Type.InvokeMember. Associated enumeration: ReflectionPermissionFlag.MemberAccess.

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

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0