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When migrating a Classic API project to Unified, the UI designed in .xib files appears difference once on the Unified API.
This was noticed while a customer had the following scenario:
- Shared iOS Library project containing views (.xibs).
- This shared project was migrated from classic -> unified.
- Classic API project that was using the shared library. Now needed to be updated to Unified.
- Another project, this time created with the Unified template (not migrated) which also uses the shared library.
The Unified (not migrated) looks different than the Classic->Unified project using the same shared iOS Library and View. E.g. The font sizes appear a little larger and the controls are are slightly larger, etc.
**Steps to Reproduce:**
In an attempt to reproduce this, I started with a shared library that has a .xib in it (classic api). I just added some controls to the center (button, two text boxes and a label).
I consumed this in a classic API project and show the view. Attached is the screenshot for this.
Then, migrated this to Unified, which required the library be migrated too.
Created a new unified project from the template and consumed the migrated library.
Ran the new unified project and displayed the view. It looks difference, even though the view has not changed in code or layout. Attached is the screenshot.
See screenshot differences. http://screencast.com/t/hxdDg5sc
The layouts should be exactly the same.
**Build Date & Platform:**
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.10 (build 811)
Installation UUID: e01c3049-a2d2-4e0a-aad8-afe6fb627c4d
Mono 4.2.1 (explicit/804ddbc)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 402010060
=== Xamarin.Profiler ===
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Profiler.app/Contents/MacOS/Xamarin Profiler
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 220.127.116.11 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/johnmiller/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.4 (API level 19)
5.0 (API level 21)
5.1 (API level 22)
SDK Tools Version: 24.4.0
SDK Platform Tools Version: 23.0.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 23.0.1
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_60"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_60-b27)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.60-b23, mixed mode)
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 7.0 (8227)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2015-09-30 15:22:15-0400
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 22.214.171.124 (Business Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 510000811
Git revision: 34cd31ea72536afab530c14d9220b286075e83cd
Build date: 2015-09-30 10:40:37-04
Xamarin addins: 8e6fccfc0c19a7e0b7b11be925f09751d827eb5c
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-cycle6
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.5
I've attached the project still as classic so that it's easier to reproduce. I've attached a second copy thats migrated and has the unified project in it.
Created attachment 13459 [details]
Library, still Classic API
Created attachment 13460 [details]
Library, with app projects, migrated to Unified and created as Unified
Created attachment 13461 [details]
Screenshot as classic, pre migration.
Created attachment 13462 [details]
Screenshot as unified
Based on the screenshot (look at the status bar for an hint) you should double check the launch image for both apps (can't check now). That will affect the window size (and how it's scaled).
We have not received further information and will assume this is not an issue anymore. If you can still affected by this please re-open the bug and include the requested information. Thanks.