For some reason Microsoft have made it difficult to work out how to support multiple languages in Silverlight. The solution isn’t hard, once you manage to work it out. It is complicated by the fact that accessing string tables in C# is completely different to accessing them in XAML. Plus there is a nasty bug in Visual Studio which apparently still isn’t fixed.

However, never fear. After trying several approaches, all of which failed in some way, the solution can be found on Tim presents a clear and straightforward method without needing to do anything weird (except for the Visual Studio bug workaround).