GetResourceData Method
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ResourceReader.GetResourceData Method

Retrieves the type name and data content of a named resource from an open resource file or stream.

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

public void GetResourceData(
	string resourceName,
	out string resourceType,
	out byte[] resourceData


Type: System.String

The name of a resource.

Type: System.String%

When this method returns, contains a string that is the type name of the retrieved type. This parameter is passed uninitialized.

Type: System.Byte[]%

When this method returns, contains a byte array that is the binary representation of the retrieved type. This parameter is passed uninitialized.


resourceName is null.


resourceName does not exist.


The retrieved resource data is corrupted.


The current ResourceReader object is not initialized. The probable cause is that the ResourceReader object is closed.

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
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