How to access the resource file using javascript?

I have some message that i want to use as popup in javascript from my resource file (globalisation purposes). I have no problem to do that in VB and in the web control.

Please help.
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HainKurtSr. System AnalystCommented:
show the code for vb first, than we can convert it to javascript
tangteng78Author Commented:
I have a javascript alert

alert('this should come from resource file')

In resource.resx
name = strAlert
value = "this should come from resource file"

How do i use the javascript (in this case the alert) to call the strAlert in the resource file?
HainKurtSr. System AnalystCommented:
in code behibd do this

public msg as string
msg = get value from resource file and set it...

and on javascript use this


I hope you know how to get message from resource file...
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tangteng78Author Commented:
this is the error i get. Please advise.

Server Error in '/Muncch Rev4.0' Application.
Compilation Error
Description: An error occurred during the compilation of a resource required to service this request. Please review the following specific error details and modify your source code appropriately.

Compiler Error Message: BC30455: Argument not specified for parameter 'Number' of 'Public Function Str(Number As Object) As String'.

Source Error:

Line 10:         //Validate web controls other than those supported by validator (eg: checkboxes)
Line 11:         function validate_checkbox() {
Line 12:          alert('<%=str%>');
Line 13:         }
Line 14:  </script>    

Source File: C:\Users\ethan\Documents\Visual Studio 2008\WebSites\Muncch Rev4.0\localization.aspx    Line: 12
HainKurtSr. System AnalystCommented:
if str is a public function like this

'Public Function Str(Number As Object) As String'

then you should use like


for example...

Are you sure we can use the <% %> inside JavaScript?
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