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Created attachment 17968 [details]
Asset Catalog editor in Visual Studio 2015, specially AppIcons, is not working correctly on Windows with regional settings which is not set to English formatting. It's probably caused by decimal separator set to comma, not dot.
My Asset Catalog is loaded correctly with English settings.
With German settings, the iPad Pro icon is displayed as "Unknown" and "iPad - iOS 7.0 and later" is reset to False.
For some other regional settings, for example Czech, the AppIcons are not loaded at all. If I save the solution, the key XSAppIconAssets is removed from Info.plist.
Created attachment 17969 [details]
Created attachment 17970 [details]
*** Bug 44020 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 44400 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Fixed in version 18.104.22.168 (master)
Commit: 122a382509f110854dc79cab91c9e6a68a10e0c8 (xamarin/XamarinVS)
I can't update to version 22.214.171.124.
The latest available version is 126.96.36.1999 (in Beta 188.8.131.52).
So, how can I get the solution to this problem?
Until the fix is published, the solution is changing your Windows configuration and setting decimal separator as dot "." in Number Format. Or simply change all formatting to "English (United States)".
- Close Asset Catalog in VS
- Close Visual Studio
- Change the settings or just decimal separator
- Reboot if necessary (in Windows 10 not required)
- Open Visual Studio, load the project/solution
- Check the Asset Catalog, you may need to set the option "iPad - iOS 7.0 and later" back to True and load missing images.
Created attachment 18315 [details]
Correct decimal separator
I can also reproduce this Issue with XVS 184.108.40.206. This is the screencast for the same: http://www.screencast.com/t/0uudw2lH9
I have checked this Issue with latest Cycle9 build (220.127.116.11). Now I am not seeing image unknown. This is the screencast for the same: http://www.screencast.com/t/Z59BnKDmF
Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015
Version 14.0.25422.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Visual Basic 2015 00322-90150-00888-AA230
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015
Xamarin 18.104.22.168 (6d4827e)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin Inspector Support 0.10.0.874 (76a53d3)
Adds support for inspecting Xamarin and WPF apps.
Xamarin.Android 22.214.171.124 (23ad1d8)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 10.4.0.1 (7c50b27)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
In which version is this bug supposed to be fixed (and verified)?
I am using the latest versions of xamarin and I still get the warning:
A 83.5x83.5@2x app icon is required for iPad apps targeting iOS 9.0 and later
The proposed 'solution' is a horrible suggestion.
Changing the number format in windows can have all kinds of effects in other applications.
And I have the dutch settings for a reason....
Kind regards, Saskia
The fix is available in our beta channel releases; currently that would be XVS 126.96.36.1991 (cycle9/7bbc66a).