Bug 2316 - ApplicationSettingsBase does not save user settings properly
Summary: ApplicationSettingsBase does not save user settings properly
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: System ()
Version: 2.10.x
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-02 10:47 UTC by Nicholas Frechette
Modified: 2015-10-08 18:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

repro test application. (24.93 KB, application/zip)
2015-10-08 18:48 UTC, Yvonne Du

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Description Nicholas Frechette 2011-12-02 10:47:40 UTC
A simple class inheriting from ApplicationSettingsBase with only user scope
properties + default values. When calling Save(), the xml file is generated but
the wrong <section name="<wrong here>"/> is generated and under the
<userSettings ../> as well. This prevents the saved user settings to be
reloaded properly when the application restarts. Changing those two things
manually in the xml file to my namespace.settingsclass solves the reloading

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a class that implements ApplicationSettingsBase
2. Create an instance and call the Save() method
3. Restart the application and attempt to load the saved settings
4. The loaded settings are the default values
Actual Results:  
Default values are always loaded

Expected Results:  
The saved values should be loaded

Original here: https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=712187
Comment 1 Yvonne Du 2015-10-08 18:48:06 UTC
Created attachment 13248 [details]
repro test application.