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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
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.Object

The name of the key to add.

Type: System.Object

The value of the resource to add.


IDictionary.Add(Object, Object)


The ResourceDictionary is locked or read-only.


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 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

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