Localized Resource Files

The .NET Compact Framework supports the use of resource files for localized content, which allows you to create a single application assembly with multiple satellite assemblies, each containing embedded resource files for a particular culture. At run time, the application can load the appropriate resource file based on the regional settings of the operating system. You can create resource files in three formats: text, XML, and binary. Text files have the extension ".txt" and consist of name-value pairs for string resources. XML resource files have the extension .resx and contain XML elements for each string or binary resource (such as an image). Binary resource files have the extension .resource and contain binary representations ...

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