Bug 25563 - VS2013 iOS setting being lost
Summary: VS2013 iOS setting being lost
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.11 (C5)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Akhilesh kumar
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2014-12-21 16:51 UTC by Ian
Modified: 2016-12-22 18:07 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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


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lost settings (144.73 KB, image/jpeg)
2014-12-21 16:51 UTC, Ian
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Description Ian 2014-12-21 16:51:36 UTC
Created attachment 9161 [details]
lost settings

I upgraded to the Beta version out now.

When I change and save the Properties of the iOS app, then close VS, and re open it, the Debug and Linker settings are lost. Even if I save the settings, check them in, when I re open the properties after restarting VS2013, the settings go back to the screenshot.

My work around is just to reset them every time I open VS

Please see the attached screen shot


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Comment 1 Akhilesh kumar 2014-12-29 10:07:29 UTC
I have checked this issue and observe that the Linker settings is lost on reopening the project after restarting VS but Debug setting does not loss its value.

Scfreencast: http://screencast.com/t/4TM4VwoWg

Expected behavior: After restarting VS Linker setting should not be lost on reopening project.

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.21005.1 REL
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.53344

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Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified
Comment 2 mag@xamarin.com 2016-12-22 18:07:35 UTC
Given that this issue has been reported long time ago and that we made many changes around iOS and properties, I mark this issue as Resolved.
Please feel free to re open it if you still experience any related issue.