Bug 53426 - Lack of logical folder support in XS makes leveraging Apple localization difficult
Summary: Lack of logical folder support in XS makes leveraging Apple localization diff...
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS add-in ()
Version: 6.2.0 (C9)
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: 15.3
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
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Reported: 2017-03-16 23:36 UTC by Sparksteam
Modified: 2017-03-20 20:54 UTC (History)
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Description Sparksteam 2017-03-16 23:36:55 UTC
Rather than re-describing the nitty-gritty details of the issue and the thread in the forum, I'm just going to add a reference to the forum thread.

https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/90332/localization-issue-on-xamarin-mac-with-multiple-storyboards#latest

The thread has a sample app which demonstrates the issue.
Comment 1 Chris Hamons 2017-03-20 19:49:46 UTC
The tl;dr; of this issue:

- In Xcode, creating folders in the project creates a logical but not disk separation of content, such as storyboards.
- Apple's localization tools appear to require the flat file structure Xcode creates
- Doing this in XS, where creating folders creates on-disk folders requires manually adding links, which is a second step per storyboard.
Comment 2 Chris Hamons 2017-03-20 20:54:25 UTC
So it turns out that this is a instance of a number of items that are only processed when in the top level root of a project.

The following stack overflow post applies, which the one change of IPhoneResourcePrefix  to MonoMacResourcePrefix

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18715987/how-do-i-add-images-to-an-xamarin-ios-project-and-make-them-available-in-interfa/18730253#18730253