Bug 34542 - Xamarin for Visual Studio toolbar notifications accumulate if left untouched
Summary: Xamarin for Visual Studio toolbar notifications accumulate if left untouched
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.0.0 (C6)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Lowest trivial
Target Milestone: Future Cycle
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-10-02 17:02 UTC by Ben Beckley
Modified: 2017-07-07 15:29 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

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Description Ben Beckley 2015-10-02 17:02:46 UTC
When there are available Xamarin updates, a notification will pop up in the lower right side corner of the tsskbar. Simply hovering the mouse over the notification will dismiss it. Although, if left undismissed, the notifications will accumulate and fill up the taskbar.

Reproduction Steps:
1) Switch to an update channel and install the build
2) Open up multiple Xamarin solutions snd wait for VS to load
3) Observe the accumulation of notifications in the taskbar

Expected Result:
Only have one active notification at a time

Actual Result:
There is a notification for every VS instance launched

environment info:
Comment 1 Enzo Heredia 2015-10-15 16:17:54 UTC
reproducible in
Comment 2 Enzo Heredia 2016-01-18 21:00:48 UTC
This one should be fixed Ben, please verify.
Comment 3 Ben Beckley 2016-01-18 21:10:41 UTC
What build should I test because I saw this behavior not too long ago.
Comment 5 Ben Beckley 2016-01-18 22:37:24 UTC
I tested the latest build from xvs-win-cycle6-c6sr1 which was (9f3b5a0) and experienced the same behavior. Also, for clarification, when "updating" a build - do not pick the stable channel as there will not be any update notifications in the taskbar.

Below is a screenshot and a short video demonstrating the issue.


environment info:
Comment 6 Enzo Heredia 2016-01-18 22:41:32 UTC
my bad didn't realised about the updates channel.
Comment 8 Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2017-07-07 15:29:24 UTC
Thanks so much for taking the time to file this, @Ben! :) Resolving this as NOT-ON-ROADMAP, as this isn't a problem in Visual Studio 2017 and moving forward.