Assuming I can easily retrieve a string from the resouce file using this:

SPUtility.GetLocalizedString("$Resources:MyKey", "MyResources", (uint) CultureInfo.CurrentUICulture.LCID)

How can I loop through all resource string entries (key and value) of the current culture?

I want to do this because I want to transfer all resource strings to the client side using an ashx-handler. If there is a more elegant way, please let me know!

Thanks a lot!


Use the OOTB ScriptResx handler already in SharePoint, how is outlined here

Chuvash - ScriptResx in SharePoint and here Chuvash - Javascript localization in SharePoint

Basically you need to add something like this in your resx-files, to create a namespace for your resource

<resheader name="classFullName">

And then you can get the resources loaded on a page through the following

<script type="text/javascript"
src="/_layouts/ScriptResx.ashx?culture=" + L_Menu_LCID + "&name=Takana">

And access your resources in JS through var lang = Takana.Res.YourResourceStringKey;

  • Strange, googling for days and never stumbled upon this handler! But: Tried it and it unfortunately gives me an error 500. Tried with parameters, without, with correct name and lcid, on different site collection, server root, subsites. Always 500. – elsni Jul 26 '16 at 10:05
  • Should not give you a 500, have you tried with one of the built in resource files? like /_layouts/ScriptResx.ashx?culture=en-us&name=SP.Res? – Robert Lindgren Jul 26 '16 at 10:32
  • It works with built-in resource files! Thanks! Too bad it does not work with culture-invariant resource files, which was the cause for my 500 error – elsni Jul 26 '16 at 13:20
  • Ah, that's right, you need to have at least an 'en-us' one you can point at – Robert Lindgren Jul 26 '16 at 13:26

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