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Reading from resource files

Reading from resource files

I am trying to read from the resource files to fill my dropdowns in different languages.

I found a couple of ways to do it but found two online that give me errors:


ResourceSet resourceSet = LocalizedText.ResourceManager.GetResourceSet(CultureInfo.CurrentUICulture, true, true);
return from entry in resourceSet.Cast<DictionaryEntry>()
	where entry.Key.ToString().StartsWith(prefix)
	select new KeyValuePair<string, string>(
	entry.Key.ToString().Substring(prefix.Length + 1), entry.Value.ToString()); 

Here the error is on: "resourceSet.Cast<DictionaryEntry>
"System.Resource.ResourceSet does not contain a definition for "Select"


ResourceSet resourceSet = LocalizedText.ResourceManager.GetResourceSet(CultureInfo.CurrentUICulture, true, true);
var resourceDictionary = resourceSet.Select(r => (DictionaryEntry)r)
	 .ToDictionary(dicEntry => dicEntry.Key.ToString(),
				dicEntry => dicEntry.Value.ToString()); 

This one gives me this error on: "resourceSet.Select(r => (DictionaryEntry)r)"
"System.Resource.ResourceSet does not contain a definition for "Select"

What do I need to do to make these work?



RE: Reading from resource files

Found this in:


It doesn't say anything about "select" but "Cast" is an extension method. And the namespace is "System.Resources", which I have in my using area.

So it should work.

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