ResourceManager.GetObject Method (String)
Returns the value of the specified Object resource.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration Public Overridable Function GetObject ( _ name As String _ ) As Object
public virtual Object GetObject( string name )
The name of the resource to get.
The value of the resource localized for the caller's current culture settings. If a match is not possible, nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned. The resource value can be nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).
The returned resource is localized for the culture determined by the current cultural settings of the current Thread (this is accomplished using the culture's CurrentUICulture property). If the resource has not been localized for that culture, the resource that is returned is localized for a best match (this is accomplished using the Parent property). Otherwise, nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) is returned.
If no usable set of resources has been found, the ResourceManager falls back on the neutral culture's resources, which are expected to be included in the main assembly. If an appropriate culture resource has not been found, a MissingManifestResourceException is thrown.
The GetObject method is thread-safe.
This method can throw more exceptions than are listed. One reason this might occur is if a method that this method calls throws an exception. For example, a FileLoadException might be thrown if an error was made deploying or installing a satellite assembly.
If you call the GetObject method multiple times with the same name parameter, do not depend on the return value being a reference to the same object. This is because the GetObject method can return a reference to an existing resource object in a cache, or can reload the resource and return a reference to a new resource object.
Supported in: 5, 4, 3
Silverlight for Windows Phone
Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0
Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0
For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.