Error on adding Resources file to the SharePoint 2013 App project - by AlexBBB

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ID 773915 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 12/10/2012 12:26:09 AM
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Can't add resource file to SharePoint 2013 app project, as described in article "How to: Localize apps for SharePoint" (

>In Solution Explorer, open the shortcut menu for the app for SharePoint project name and add a new resource file item. The Resources File template is in the General section of the Add New Item dialog box. Give it the name Resources.resx. You must use exactly this name.
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Posted by Microsoft on 4/29/2014 at 12:31 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. This issue has been fixed in Visual Studio 2013. You can install a trial version of Visual Studio 2013 with the fix from:
Posted by Microsoft on 1/14/2013 at 3:56 PM
Hi AlexBBB,

The document has been fixed to use the following statement instead: "In Solution Explorer, open the shortcut menu for the Feature name, and choose Add Feature Resource. "

Please feel free to let me know if you have any other questions.

Xiaoying Guo
Program Manager, Microsoft Visual Studio SharePoint Developer Tools Team
Posted by Microsoft on 12/10/2012 at 1:22 AM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.

Posted by Microsoft on 12/10/2012 at 12:50 AM
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