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ResourceDictionary.Add Method

Adds a resource by key to this ResourceDictionary.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in presentationframework.dll)

public void Add (
	Object key,
	Object value
public final void Add (
	Object key, 
	Object value
public final function Add (
	key : Object, 
	value : Object
You cannot use methods in XAML.



The name of the key to add.


The value of the resource to add.

Exception typeCondition


The ResourceDictionary is locked or readonly.


An element with the same key already exists in the Hashtable.

Attempting to add a duplicate key raises an exception.

Keys are always added to the base dictionary. Keys in MergedDictionaries within the current ResourceDictionary are not checked for duplication, only the base dictionary is checked for duplicates.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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