Editable File Types for Resources

You can open the following types of files and edit the resources they contain.

File name

Description

.rc

Resource script files.

.rct

Resource template files.

.res

Resource files.

.resx

Managed resource files.

.exe

Executable files. Can only be edited on Windows 2000 and later operating systems.

.dll

Dynamic-link library files. Can only be edited on Windows 2000 and later operating systems.

.bmp, .ico, .dib, and .cur

Bitmap, icon, toolbar and cursor files.

For information on adding resources to managed projects, please see Resources in Applications in the .NET Framework Developer's Guide. For information on manually adding resource files to managed projects, accessing resources, displaying static resources, and assigning resources strings to properties, see Walkthrough: Localizing Windows Forms and Walkthrough: Using Resources for Localization with ASP.NET.

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