ResourceExpressionFields Class

ResourceExpressionFields Class


Contains the fields from a parsed resource expression.

Namespace:   System.Web.Compilation
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)


public sealed class ResourceExpressionFields


Gets the class key for a parsed resource expression.


Gets the resource key for a parsed resource expression.


Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)


Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

When a page is parsed, the values contained in a resource expression are parsed and stored in an instance of the ResourceExpressionFields class. This ResourceExpressionFields object contains two fields, ClassKey and ResourceKey. These fields are drawn from the values of a resource expression in either the explicit (<%$ Resources: ClassKey, ResourceKey %>) or implicit (meta:resourcekey="ResourceKey") form.

The ClassKey property identifies the class name of a resource that is mapped to a resource file. For example, to reference a resource file named Financial.resx, or a localized version such as Financial.en-GB.resx, the resource expression would appear as <%$ Resources: Financial, ResourceKey %>. After parsing, the ClassKey property would return "Financial" as its value.

The ResourceKey property identifies the particular key/value pair to be retrieved from the file. If the Financial.resx file contains a key called Currency, that value could be specified with the resource expression <%$ Resources: Financial, Currency %>. After parsing, the ResourceKey property would return "Currency" as its value.

The resource expression is parsed through the ParseExpression method.


Sensitive information should not be stored in a resource file.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0

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

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