LocBaml Tool Sample
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This example demonstrates how to use the LocBaml Tool to parse input files to create localizable resources and generate a localized binary. The C# files build the tool and the Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) files build a dynamic-link library (DLL) to use as input for the LocBaml tool. For information on how to use the tool see:How to: Localize an Application
This sample demonstrates a specific feature of the Windows Presentation Foundation and, consequently, does not follow application development best practices. For comprehensive coverage of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft .NET Framework application development best practices, refer to the following as appropriate:
Accessibility - Accessibility Best Practices
Localization - WPF Globalization and Localization Overview
Performance - Optimizing WPF Application Performance
Security - Windows Presentation Foundation Security
Building the Sample
Install the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and open its build environment command window. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, Microsoft Windows SDK, and then click CMD Shell.
Download the sample, usually from the software development kit (SDK) documentation, to your hard disk drive.
To build the sample from the build environment command window, go to the source directory of the sample. At the command prompt, type MSBUILD.
To build the sample in Microsoft Visual Studio, load the sample solution or project file and then press CTRL+SHIFT+B.
Running the Sample
To run the compiled sample from the build environment command window, execute the .exe file in the Bin\Debug or Bin\Release folder contained under the sample source code folder.
To run the compiled sample with debugging in Visual Studio, press F5.