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How to implement the "message catalog" in a metro DLL?

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  • What is the suggested method for implementing a “Message Catalog” in a Metro DLL?  We currently use we the mc and rc tools to create the message catalog and the Win32 APIs LoadLibrary, FormatMessage, GetThreadLocale at run-time.

    • Moved by Helen Zhao Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:08 AM (From:Visual C++ General)
    Monday, April 23, 2012 4:17 PM

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  • Hi Devinder,

    According to your description, I'd like to move this thread to Building Metro style apps with C++ Forum for better support.

    Thanks for your understanding.
    Best regards,


    Helen Zhao [MSFT]
    MSDN Community Support | Feedback to us

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:01 AM
  • LoadPackagedLibrary is the closest equivalent to LoadLibrary for Metro style apps.

    Win32 resources including message catalogs are not supported for Metro style apps.   The Application Resources and Localization sample covers the use of the Metro resource management system.

    • Marked as answer by Jesse Jiang Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:14 AM
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 3:57 AM