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Module.ResolveString Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Returns the string identified by the specified metadata token.

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

public string ResolveString (
	int metadataToken
public String ResolveString (
	int metadataToken
public function ResolveString (
	metadataToken : int
) : String



A metadata token that identifies a string in the string heap of the module.

Return Value

A String containing a string value from the metadata string heap.

Exception typeCondition


metadataToken is not a valid token in the scope of the current module.


metadataToken is not a token for a string in the scope of the current module.


Information about metadata tokens can be found in the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) documentation, especially "Partition II: Metadata Definition and Semantics". The documentation is available online at and

Windows 98, Windows 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 .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0