Bug 40848 - Duplicate framework assemblies in assembly reference dialog
Summary: Duplicate framework assemblies in assembly reference dialog
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 4.7.0 (15.4)
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle
Assignee: Bugzilla
: 25427 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-05-04 03:34 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2017-09-14 10:47 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

Edit References (Xamarin Studio).png (169.74 KB, image/png)
2016-07-28 20:30 UTC, Jonathan Pryor

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2016-05-04 03:34:22 UTC
The "add reference" dialog shows all older variants of Xamarin.Android and OpenTK. This is confusing, and it's not obvious which is the "right one": http://screencast.com/t/Bpi4lUtsA
Comment 4 Jonathan Pryor 2016-07-28 20:30:24 UTC
Created attachment 16829 [details]
Edit References (Xamarin Studio).png
Comment 6 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-27 22:58:41 UTC
*** Bug 25427 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-09-14 10:47:16 UTC
This bug is still reproducible in the VS 2015 v 15.4 preview 2

Add reference window lists multiple framework libraries

# Version information

Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 Preview
Version 15.4.0 Preview 2.0
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.7.02046

Installed Version: Enterprise

Visual Basic 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA273
Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Visual C# 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA273
Microsoft Visual C# 2017

Visual F# 4.1   00369-60000-00001-AA273
Microsoft Visual F# 4.1

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   8.9.00809.2
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017   15.0.30819.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017

ASP.NET Core Razor Language Services   1.0
Provides languages services for ASP.NET Core Razor.

Common Azure Tools   1.10
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.

JavaScript Language Service   2.0
JavaScript Language Service

JavaScript Project System   2.0
JavaScript Project System

JavaScript UWP Project System   2.0
JavaScript UWP Project System

Merq   1.1.17-rc (cba4571)
Command Bus, Event Stream and Async Manager for Visual Studio extensions.

Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package   1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package

Mono Debugging for Visual Studio   4.7.4-pre (c2d89eb)
Support for debugging Mono processes with Visual Studio.

NuGet Package Manager   4.4.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

TypeScript tools for Visual Studio

Visual Studio Code Debug Adapter Host Package   1.0
Interop layer for hosting Visual Studio Code debug adapters in Visual Studio

Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps   15.0.26906.01
The Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows apps allow you to build a single universal app experience that can reach every device running Windows 10: phone, tablet, PC, and more. It includes the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Development Kit.

VisualStudio.IoT   1.0
Package with IoT components for Visual Studio

VisualStudio.Mac   1.0
Mac Extension for Visual Studio

WapProjPackage   1.0
WapProj Package Project System

Xamarin (d68a92f)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android SDK (HEAD/cf9532456)
Xamarin.Android Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK (416f778)
Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.