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I am trying to create a localized application in C# / WPF in Visual Studio 2012. For that I created two resource files and changed one string in a (XAML) window to use the resource files (instead of a hardcoded string).

I see the English text from the resource file, which is correct. However, I want to check if the other resource file (fr-FR) also works but I cannot find a setting or procedure how to change my 'project' to run in French.

Thanks in advance.

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I've never been fond of the basic WPF "support" for localization. I've been using this for over four years: Advanced WPF Localization (the "advanced" version is relatively new - I used the "simple" version up to about a year ago). This implements a markup extension and allows you to localize text, images, brushes, etc. It also supports changing language on the fly, which can be useful in some scenarios.

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Thanks ... lot of useful information in that link. –  Michel Keijzers Dec 14 '12 at 16:23
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