Bug 13938 - The layout could not be loaded: Empty region!
Summary: The layout could not be loaded: Empty region!
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Designer ()
Version: 4.0.12
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Jérémie Laval
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2013-08-12 21:34 UTC by unpong
Modified: 2017-02-10 18:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Tags:
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


Attachments
problem project (14.82 KB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2013-08-29 23:03 UTC, unpong
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Description unpong 2013-08-12 21:34:50 UTC
mono.android.DesignerException: Empty region!

at mono.android.DesignerSession.load(DesignerSession.java:129)

at mono.android.DesignerSession.processMessage(DesignerSession.java:462)

at mono.android.ListenerThread.processMessages(HostProcessConnection.java:182)

at mono.android.ListenerThread.run(HostProcessConnection.java:156)



This problem found when the Xamarin Studio generate AndroidManifest.xml from "Option->Build->Android Application".
Comment 1 Lluis Sanchez 2013-08-29 06:22:37 UTC
I can't reproduce this issue. Do you have a sample project that I can use to see the problem?
Comment 2 unpong 2013-08-29 23:03:03 UTC
Created attachment 4758 [details]
problem project
Comment 3 Lluis Sanchez 2013-08-30 04:11:06 UTC
The problem is caused by the @drawable/app icon specified in the manifest. Looks like the Android SDK doesn't like .ico files. I'll do some research on that. As a workaround, try using a .png file instead of .icon.
Comment 4 unpong 2013-08-30 07:15:29 UTC
Thank you very much.
Comment 5 Stephen Shaw 2017-02-10 18:25:55 UTC
This appears to work now, however, I'm guessing you probably only want to use a .png anyways.