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Read Resource File In C#






What Is A Resource File?





How To Create Resource File In Visual Studio?




  1. Right click on the project and click on ‘Add New Item’
  2. From the General tab, select ‘Resource File’
  3. Picture showing adding the Resource File in the project

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Adding Data In Resource File




Picture showing adding the data in the resource file

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Reading Resource File In C#




System.Resources.ResourceManager rm = new System.Resources.ResourceManager("Reading_resource_file.Resource1", System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly());
Console.WriteLine(rm.GetString("Name"));
Console.WriteLine(rm.GetString("URL"));




  1. Project namespace is ‘Reading_resource_file’
  2. Folder name – As resource file is placed on the root folder of the project so we can ignore folder name.
  3. Resource – This is the file name of the resource file without extension.


Picture showing output of reading resource file in C#

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Posted By  -  Karan Gupta
 
Posted On  -  Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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