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ResXResourceSet Class

Gathers all items that represent an XML resource (.resx) file into a single object.

For a list of all members of this type, see ResXResourceSet Members.


[Visual Basic]
Public Class ResXResourceSet
   Inherits ResourceSet
public class ResXResourceSet : ResourceSet
public __gc class ResXResourceSet : public ResourceSet
public class ResXResourceSet extends ResourceSet

Thread Safety

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


The ResXResourceSet class enumerates over an IResourceReader, loading every name and value, and storing them in a hash table.

A ResXResourceSet provides a convenient way to read all the resources in a .resx file into memory. You can use the GetObject method to retrieve a particular resource once the .resx file has been read into a ResXResourceSet.

For more information on the format of a .resx file, see Resources in .Resx File Format.

Notes to Inheritors:  Derived classes of ResXResourceSet using their own resource reader and writer should override GetDefaultReader and GetDefaultWriter to provide the appropriate functionality for interpreting the ResXResourceSet.


Namespace: System.Resources

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

See Also

ResXResourceSet Members | System.Resources Namespace | Resources in .Resx File Format