Extension method for sorting keys in RESX file

using System.Linq;
using System.Xml.Linq;
using System.Xml;
using System;

namespace SortResxFileKeys
  public static class XDocumentExtensionMethods
    public static XDocument SortXDocumentResourceKeys(this XDocument xDoc)
      XElement root = xDoc.Root;
      return new XDocument(
        new XElement(root.Name,
          root.Nodes().Where(n => n.NodeType == XmlNodeType.Comment),
          root.Elements().Where(n => n.Name.LocalName == “schema”),

    static Func<XElement, string> names =
            n => n.Attribute(“name”).ToString();

Afterwards, the usage is simple

    XDocument xDoc = XDocument.Load(“SomeResxFileHere.resx”);


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