Bug 30145 - Issues with PList editor window in Visual Studio
Summary: Issues with PList editor window in Visual Studio
Status: VERIFIED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.11 (C5)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 4.3.0 (C9)
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Depends on:
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Reported: 2015-05-15 15:16 UTC by Anubhav Ranjan
Modified: 2016-11-28 16:44 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Anubhav Ranjan 2015-05-15 15:16:45 UTC
One of our customers is facing an issue with plist editor in Visual Studio for plist file under Settings.Bundle

Also noticed that after selecting the "iPhone Icons" tab from the left pane, the entire pane disappears.
http://screencast.com/t/6R7xJUncskV

#Sample Project
===========
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30949500/Xamarin%20Samples/SettingBundleTest.zip

#Description
==========
It would appear that Xamarin.iOS in Visual Studio does NOT have support for
adding a Settings.bundle. See information regarding Apple's Settings.bundle
from the Apple Documentation:
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/Cocoa/Conceptual/UserDefaults/Preferences/Preferences.html

When you attempt to add "Root.plist" to the "Settings.bundle" folder from
within Visual Studio it does not allow you to edit the file. See attached
screenshot.

http://screencast.com/t/afcuYG4Nc0qI

#Version Info:
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Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Ultimate

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Comment 1 Jose Gallardo 2016-11-22 13:53:56 UTC
Editing the Root.plist file is now allowed from our PList Editor in our internal builds.
This feature will be available soon.

### For the Xamarin QA Team: ###

Please verify this is actually addressed by the new feature.
Thanks!