Getting the ResourceManager from a strongly typed resource file

I had a little bit of difficulty messing around getting the ResourceManager the class generated when making a resource file (resx). I wanted to get the value of something using a string and do it by accessing the ResourceManager property and calling the GetString() method myself. This is what i used to get the resource manager

Note you will need to make the resource file public if referencing as resource file in another assembly.

// Get the ResourceManager on the type
var resourceManager = (ResourceManager)ResourceType.GetProperty(
    System.Reflection.BindingFlags.Public |
System.Reflection.BindingFlags.Static).GetValue(ResourceType, null);

// Get information on the getstring method
return resourceManager.GetString(_resourceKey, CultureInfo.CurrentCulture);


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