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Created attachment 16056 [details]
Screenshot - Actual
While inspecting apps (iOS and Android) the visual preview repeats views for each layer, making it very hard to see the actual hierarchy/tree of views.
**Steps to Reproduce:**
Inspect any app with multiple subviews.
See attached screenshot, which hopefully better explains this.
I've pointed some red arrows at views that are rendered visually at all layer snapshots, which is confusing on where they actually appear in the visual tree.
I would expect each "layer" in the visual preview to only include a render of the view that is part of that layer.
**Build Date & Platform:**
=== Xamarin Studio Enterprise ===
Version 6.1 (build 817)
Installation UUID: e01c3049-a2d2-4e0a-aad8-afe6fb627c4d
Mono 4.4.0 (mono-4.4.0-branch/fcf7a6d) (64-bit)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 404000148
=== NuGet ===
=== Xamarin.Profiler ===
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 22.214.171.124 (Xamarin Enterprise)
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)
6.0 (API level 23)
SDK Tools Version: 25.1.1
SDK Platform Tools Version: 23.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 23.0.2
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)
Android Designer EPL code available here:
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 7.3 (10183.3)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 126.96.36.1999 (Xamarin Enterprise)
Build date: 2016-04-24 15:13:41-0400
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 188.8.131.529 (Xamarin Enterprise)
=== Xamarin Inspector ===
Build date: Thu May 12 22:20:04 UTC 2016
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 601000817
Git revision: 2335763551f9db8296b08542035977b899b7f3b7
Build date: 2016-04-25 10:45:36-04
Xamarin addins: 7f8c9ab2a981143a87fbd5adbde3f5890a838fde
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-cycle8-preview
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.11.2
=== Enabled user installed addins ===
Xamarin Inspector 0.8.1.0
This is well known. There's a lot we still need to do with visual inspection/3D view.
This is fixed for iOS with the latest builds, but not yet for Android.
This is definitely fixed in master builds of Workbooks/Inspector after 40f134e84fed65a962e7d8e849258831e2a6bf6e.