GetStringForReference | getStringForReference method

ResourceLoader.GetStringForReference | getStringForReference method

[GetStringForReference may be altered or unavailable for releases after Windows 8.1. Instead, use GetStringForUri.]

Returns the most appropriate string value of a resource, specified as a Uri for a resource identifier, for the default ResourceContext of the currently running app.

Syntax


var string = Windows.ApplicationModel.Resources.ResourceLoader.getStringForReference(uri);

Parameters

uri

Type: Windows.Foundation.Uri [JavaScript] | System.Uri [.NET] | Windows::Foundation::Uri [C++]

A Uri that represents the resource to be retrieved.

Return value

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The most appropriate string value of the specified resource for the default ResourceContext.

Remarks

Uri objects require a scheme to be identified. In this context, the ms-resource scheme must be specified in the Uri passed to the method. See How to load string resources.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.ApplicationModel.Resources
Windows::ApplicationModel::Resources [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

Windows.ApplicationModel.Resources
Windows::ApplicationModel::Resources [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

Attributes

[Deprecated()]

See also

ResourceLoader
ResourceContext
How to load string resources

 

 

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