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Creating an Android project (does not happen for iOS) that has accented character in the name creates an extra folder on the same level as the solution root folder with the accented character switched to different accented character. This has caused build issues for a priority customer. Easy workaround is to not use accented characters in the path.
## Steps to reproduce
1. Open Visual Studio and create a new Android project with é (alt 0233) or Å (alt 0197) in the name. I only tested these two characters. I suspect the same will be true for others as well.
2. Open folder in Explorer where you created the solution folder.
Expected result: There will be one folder with the name that you used to create the solution, for my test original was App1Å
Actual result: An additional folder is created with the accented character swapped out for two other characters. IN my test the above folder name was changed to App1Ã…. In that folder there will be subfolders: App1Ã…\obj\Debug\__library_projects__
This did not happen with a new iOS project nor did it happen in Xamarin Studio for either Android or iOS, so it seems to be specific to Visual Studio Android extension. I have attached IDE log files. This _may_ be related to bug https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=24868
## My Version information:
Microsoft Visual Studio Ultimate 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Ultimate
Architecture and Modeling Tools 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Architecture and Modeling Tools
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LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2013
Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2013
Visual Basic 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Visual Basic 2013
Visual C# 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Visual C# 2013
Visual C++ 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Visual C++ 2013
Visual F# 2013 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft Visual F# 2013
Visual Studio 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker 06181-004-0451031-02209
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 Code Analysis Spell Checker
Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993 by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Copyright © 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU 06181-004-0451031-02209
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package 1.0
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio
ASP.NET and Web Tools 12.4.51016.0
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects
Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers
Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects
Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators
Server Explorer extensions for Microsoft Azure Websites
Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting providers, on-premises servers, or Microsoft Azure
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2 4.1.21001.0
For additional information, visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=309563
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013 5.2.21010.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/
Common Azure Tools 1.3
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Microsoft Azure HDInsight HQL Service 1.0.0000.0
Language service for Hive query
Microsoft Azure HDInsight Tools for Visual Studio 1.0.0000.0
An integrated development environment for HDInsight application development.
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools 1.3
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools
Microsoft Azure Tools 2.4
Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 - v2.4.20730.1601
Microsoft Azure Tools 2.5
Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 - v2.5.21104.1601
Multilingual App Toolkit 3.1.1250.0
Multilingual App Toolkit helps you localize your Windows Store app by providing file management, pseudo and machine translation, translation editor, and build integration. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?linkid=245767
NuGet Package Manager 2.8.50926.663
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU 12.0.31105
Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 ENU
PowerShell Tools 1.3
Provides file classification services using PowerShell
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
SQL Server Data Tools 12.0.41025.0
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
Windows Azure Tools 2.3
Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 - v2.3.20320.1602
Windows Phone 8.1 SDK Integration 1.0
This package integrates the tools for the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK into the menus and controls of Visual Studio.
Workflow Manager Tools 1.0 1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.
Xamarin 3.9.344.0 (e23ab72)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 126.96.36.199 (49a04b966feb40dfdba49d57ba16249b66d606a6)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 188.8.131.52 (862702c6b8aa14a373e25f83ac45918556af41a2)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration 1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified
This is closely related to bug 14918, bug 18897, and bug 24479. There's a chance the recent work on bug 14918 might help (or possibly even resolve) this bug too.
This bug is not reproducible in our current public Beta bits (XVS 4.2.0).