Bug 17457 - An error appears when we open android designer file(Main.axml) for any Android template.
Summary: An error appears when we open android designer file(Main.axml) for any Androi...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android Designer ()
Version: 1.12.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: High blocker
Target Milestone: 1.12 (Merge)
Assignee: dean.ellis
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-01-28 06:23 UTC by Nischal
Modified: 2014-01-30 02:29 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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

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Description Nischal 2014-01-28 06:23:07 UTC
Step to reproduce:
1. Open VS 2010/2012/2013
2. Create any Android application
3. Open Main.axml file

Actual Result:
An error appears when we open android designer file(Main.axml) for any Android template.

Expected Result:
Android designer should be loaded successfully without any error.

Supplement details:
Trace log:https://gist.github.com/saurabh360/6a384591984fb1a29543

Environment details:
All windows
VS 2010/2012/2013
X.Android 4.13.0-40

Regression Status:Regression,This issue is working fine with Xam.Android
Comment 1 dean.ellis 2014-01-28 06:31:52 UTC
Looks like the PngEncoder issue again, I had this a while back will try to remember what caused it.
Comment 2 Lluis Sanchez 2014-01-28 07:12:08 UTC
This happens when com.objectplanet.image.PngEncoder.jar is not properly copied to the java directory of the VS extension.
Comment 3 dean.ellis 2014-01-28 07:24:08 UTC
Can you see if you have  com.objectplanet.image.PngEncoder.jar  in 

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio <version>\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Xamarin\Xamarin for Visual Studio\<version>\java

I suspect its not there which is why this error is occurring.
Comment 4 Prashant manu 2014-01-28 08:42:26 UTC
We are not seeing "com.objectplanet.image.PngEncoder.jar" file at location specified in comment 3. Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/fZ8oflrC

Checked on All windows
Comment 5 PJ 2014-01-28 13:42:46 UTC
Information was added -> Confirmed. Set to 1.12 Milestone.
Comment 6 dean.ellis 2014-01-29 04:37:49 UTC
Fixed in XamarinVS/master/d99e270017 and merged with the 1.12 branch
Comment 7 Nischal 2014-01-30 02:29:55 UTC
We have checked and now android designer opens up correctly.
Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/pGZ0Pwukk
Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/6XtNmicT9

Environment Info:
XS for VS (3f8cecdd5d00f0366e31218f111ce20c1c216cd0)