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Hosch250 (imported from SE)
I have a WPF program, and when I localize it, it fails.  I entered created this XML namespace, which corresponds to the file location, in the `Window` element:


This is how I am localizing each element:

    <Button Content="{x:Static properties:Resources.FilePickerButton_AddFile}" />

The designer works perfectly fine, and I when I choose `Resources.`, auto-complete pulls up the available items, but when I build my application, it crashes with this error message:

> Exception thrown: 'System.Windows.Markup.XamlParseException' in PresentationFramework.dll

> Additional information: 'Provide value on 'System.Windows.Markup.StaticExtension' threw an exception.' Line number '5' and line position '9'.

The line number and position correspond to the first `x` in the namespace I have given above.  I tried searching this message on the web, and I can't seem to find anything.
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Hosch250 (imported from SE)
After an hour or so of searching the web, I randomly happened to try changing the access modifier on my Resources.resx file from `internal` to `public`.  To do so, open your .resx file in the Visual Studio editor, and change the drop-down menu labeled "Access Modifier" to "public", which should be the only other option besides "internal".

 [![enter image description here][1]][1]

This will change all the items in the .designer file to use the `public` access modifier.  An example of these items looks like:

    /// <summary>
    ///   Looks up a localized string similar to Add Files.
    /// </summary>
    public static string FilePickerButton_AddFile {
        get {
            return ResourceManager.GetString("FilePickerButton_AddFile", resourceCulture);

  [1]: http://i.imgur.com/7gQJTrV.png

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