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Im starting to develop a site definition using this tutorial http://vimeo.com/23670570 (which I found a good starting point. But lacks more detailed explanation). Everywhere I look in the onet.xml (copied from blog) I see declarations such as

Url="$Resources:core,lists_Folder;/$Resources:core,blogcatagories_Folder;"

My question is how do these resolve? Are these declared somewhere as constants? and how do I go about creating my own location in my project?

I hope I have explained myself clearly enough happy to provide more information if required.

ok thanks to @timetothine i can now definativley say that the $Resources part resolves to the resources folder ie on 2010

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\14\Resources

and the :core is the resx file ran in that folder. The only question mark that remains is the

,lists_Folder

and

blogcateagories_Folder;

where are these two defined?

Are they input params to the resx?

how do I define my own Folder?

Thanks in advance!

Nicholas

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I guess your confused with $Resources:core, You can access them from 12 hive, In my case they are all located in this folder location

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\Resources

This Link might help you

Resorces in 12 hive

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  • Thank you for the reply, I see that the $resources equates to the resources folder and I guess core refers to the core.resx file that resides in that folder. But what about the next part specifically blogcatagories_Folder; part. How do I go about creating this. Thanks Nicholas Jul 24, 2012 at 10:34
  • If you open Core.resx file yu will find a string with name "blogcatagories_Folder" Jul 24, 2012 at 10:58
  • Fantastic, I can see that now. Thank you very much for all your help :-) Jul 24, 2012 at 11:40

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