Bug 49749 - Creating Cross Platform App Wizard broken if unchecking create new folder
Summary: Creating Cross Platform App Wizard broken if unchecking create new folder
Status: VERIFIED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.3.0 (C9)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: 4.3.0 (C9)
Assignee: Joaquin Jares
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Blocks:
 
Reported: 2016-12-12 19:44 UTC by James Montemagno [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-12-28 19:48 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description James Montemagno [MSFT] 2016-12-12 19:44:14 UTC
1.) Select Cross Platform App
2.) Name it "Samples"
3.) Click Browse
4.) Select C:\MyApp (or somewhere else)
5.) Uncheck Create new folder (this is important)
6.) Hit OK
7.) Select Forms + XAML + PCL

Project will spin up. I got an error on android... check where files were created and it is in some random folder for the projects. solution was in correct place.
Comment 1 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-20 17:23:31 UTC
Confirmed.
It doesn't fail in my case, but projects end up on unexpected places.

Moving to Target Milestone C9 as well.

Thanks James for reporting!
Comment 3 Sunil Kumar 2016-12-28 19:48:51 UTC
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I have tried to reproduce this issue with C9 Xamarin.VisualStudio_4.3.0.508_f7d05dd4edccb2839a012cf9e14552ca82dc037e and able to reproduce this issue. First time when I created the cross platform project than it created but end up with unexpected location as mentioned in comment 1. when I create the cross platform app second time in same directory then it shows the issue mentioned in comment 0 and comment 1.

Screencast: https://www.screencast.com/t/YBkU5hUW

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I have checked this issue with latest C9 Xamarin.VisualStudio_4.3.0.511_d9ff895f5982c6503a05737278cbf0e8bd12229b and Master Xamarin.VisualStudio_99.1.0.399_ae0917c68b6c68ed3d46fd871c3e5116b63bfd3c and observed that now this issue is working fine.

Screencast(Master): https://www.screencast.com/t/rrFqpRkMG
Screencast(C9): https://www.screencast.com/t/1hsZxVJML

Hence I am closing this issue.

Environment Info: 
Master: https://gist.github.com/Prashant360/2fcb5c929efa8d6b2430ea0d4b462b7d
Cycle 9: https://gist.github.com/sunil360/a6f8f653eba51ba2f378205fb57d2b15