Bug 39796 - [XVS C6SR1] With "Alphabetical" sorting, Properties Window for Launch Images asset catalog shows ambiguous repeated "iPhone - Portrait", "iPad - Portrait", and "iPad - Landscape" entries
Summary: [XVS C6SR1] With "Alphabetical" sorting, Properties Window for Launch Images ...
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2016-03-21 01:36 UTC by Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Modified: 2016-03-21 01:38 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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


Attachments
BAD alphabetical launch image subsets (125.37 KB, image/png)
2016-03-21 01:36 UTC, Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Details
GOOD categorized launch image subsets (112.82 KB, image/png)
2016-03-21 01:37 UTC, Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)
Details


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Description Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-03-21 01:36:37 UTC
Created attachment 15468 [details]
BAD alphabetical launch image subsets

[XVS C6SR1] With "Alphabetical" sorting, Properties Window for Launch Images asset catalog shows ambiguous repeated "iPhone - Portrait", "iPad - Portrait", and "iPad - Landscape" entries

I am filing this bug primarily as a way to provide visibility for the _intentional_ change in behavior between "Cycle 6 – Service Release 0" and "Cycle 6 – Service Release 1".




## Fix

The intended way to address this problem is to switch the Properties Window to "Categorized" sorting rather than "Alphabetical" sorting by clicking the button at the top left of the Properties Window.




## "Regression status": intentional change in "Cycle 6 – Service Release 1"

"BAD":  Xamarin 4.1.0.111  (a78562a)
"BAD":  Xamarin 4.0.1.145  (f869dba)
"BAD":  Xamarin 4.0.1.60   (7082690)
"GOOD": Xamarin 4.0.0.1717 (1390b70)




## Steps to replicate

1. Create a new "Visual C# -> iOS -> iPhone -> Singe View App (iPhone)".

2. Right-click the "Asset Catalogs" entry in the Solution Explorer and select "Add Asset Catalog".

3. Add the default asset catalog named "Media".

4. Click on the "LaunchImages" heading in the asset catalog editor.

5. Open "View -> Properties Window".




## "Bad" Results (when the Properties Window is set to "Alphabetical" sorting)

(See attached image "BAD C6SR1 alphabetical launch image subsets".)

There are several repeated names in the list of launch images subsets, so the user has to "guess and check" to enable the desired subset.

### List of launch image subsets in the Properties Windows

> iPad - Landscape                        True
> iPad - Landscape                        False
> iPad - Landscape (Exclude Status Bar)   False
> iPad - Portrait                         True
> iPad - Portrait                         False
> iPad - Portrait (Exclude Status Bar)    False
> iPhone - Landscape                      False
> iPhone - Portrait                       False
> iPhone - Portrait                       True
> iPhone - Portrait                       False
> Name                                    LaunchImages




## "Good" Results (when the Properties Window is set to "Categorized" sorting)

(See attached image "GOOD C6SR1 categorized launch image subsets".)

The launch image subsets are divided into 3 headings:

- iOS 6 and Prior
- iOS 7 and Later
- iOS 8 and Later

As expected, each heading contains no more than 1 repetition of any particular subset name.




## Additional version info (brief)

Visual Studio 2013 Update 5
Windows 10 (64-bit)
Comment 1 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-03-21 01:37:22 UTC
Created attachment 15469 [details]
GOOD categorized launch image subsets
Comment 2 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2016-03-21 01:38:15 UTC
Marking as "resolved answered" because the intended way to solve the issue is to switch the Property Window to "Categorized" sorting, as discussed in Comment 0.