Bug 31178 - localized strings not working correctly on iOS 7.1 for the Chinese language (ZH)
Summary: localized strings not working correctly on iOS 7.1 for the Chinese language (ZH)
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: XI 8.10
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-06-16 23:21 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2015-07-16 21:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

TestCase (8.96 KB, application/x-rar)
2015-06-16 23:21 UTC, Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Objective-C test case with the same problem (13.73 KB, application/zip)
2015-07-16 21:22 UTC, Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant)

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Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2015-06-16 23:21:50 UTC
Created attachment 11638 [details]

### Description

The following sample app has a simple localized string for China (ZH). On iOS 8.1 with Chinese language selected, the string translates properly. On iOS 7 with Chinese language selected, it does not translate

### Sample


### Steps to Reproduce

1. Run iOS 7.1 Simulator
2. Set language = Chinese 
3. Run Sample

### Expected Results

Screen should display "Translated"

### Actual Results

Screen displays "Not Translated"

### Versions

=== Xamarin Studio ===

Version 5.9.4 (build 5)
Installation UUID: ce01dbe4-a6d3-4af8-a4ab-ad5096081276
	Mono 4.0.2 ((detached/198235d)
	GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)

	Package version: 400020004

=== Apple Developer Tools ===

Xcode 6.3.2 (7718)
Build 6D2105

=== Xamarin.iOS ===

Version: (Business Edition)
Hash: 03fdc45
Branch: master
Build date: 2015-06-09 07:44:00-0400

=== Xamarin.Mac ===

Version: (Business Edition)

=== Xamarin.Android ===

Version: (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/codybeyer/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
	Supported Android versions:
		2.3   (API level 10)
		4.0.3 (API level 15)
		4.4   (API level 19)
		5.0   (API level 21)
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.7.0_71"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_71-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.71-b01, mixed mode)

=== Xamarin Android Player ===

Version: Unknown version
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app

=== Build Information ===

Release ID: 509040005
Git revision: 8010a90f6e246b32364e3fb46ef2c9d1be9c9a2b
Build date: 2015-06-08 16:52:06-04
Xamarin addins: 7e93e9c3503f28770f23ce1b7eafd829919f18e8

=== Operating System ===

Mac OS X 10.10.3
Darwin BeyerStudios.local 14.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.3.0
    Mon Mar 23 11:59:05 PDT 2015
    root:xnu-2782.20.48~5/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
Comment 3 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2015-07-16 21:22:36 UTC
Created attachment 12081 [details]
Objective-C test case with the same problem

This problem is not specific to Xamarin. I have now attached a corresponding Xcode Objective-C test case that shows the same problem.

See also:


As suggested on that SO thread, I can solve the problem in the original test case by renaming the "zh.lproj" folder to "zh-Hans.lproj" (for Simplified Chinese).