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Created attachment 18865 [details]
Hover-over debugger is confused
When inspecting variables or properties in the debugger (In Visual Studio) that have the same as a class the debugger gets confused and simply shows that it is a class, instead of the details of that variable or property.
An example of where this often happens is inside Custom Renderers where the current element being rendered is stored in the property 'Element'. Which has the same name as 'Xamarin.Forms.Element', as you can see in the screenshot. The Locals inspector however does have the correct value for 'Element' which is in this case a 'Xamarin.Forms.Platform.iOS.IVisualElementRenderer'.
You may think it's related to the fact that IVisualElementRenderer is a subclass of Xamarin.Forms.Element, but that is unrelated to the problem. The same thing happens if I make a property named 'Buffer' for example, which can be of type int, then it will still grab 'System.Buffer' inside the inspector.
Visual Studio version: 14.0.25431.01 Update 3 (Enterprise 2015)
Xamarin version: 188.8.131.52 (3e1ef9e)
Xamarin.iOS version: 10.2.1.5 (ee931ae)
Xamarin.Android version: 184.108.40.206 (ce955cc)
This bug is fixed in our next release. Marking as Resolved for verification.
Can you please provide me more details about the build in which issue is fixed.
Created attachment 20522 [details]
Attaching logs,detail output and screenshot generated during verification
As discussed,I am reopening this issue.Please note that I observed same issue on VS 2017.
Verified in following configuration
Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Enterprise
Architecture and Modeling Tools 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft Architecture and Modeling Tools
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LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2015 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2015
Visual Basic 2015 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015
Visual C# 2015 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft Visual C# 2015
Visual C++ 2015 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015
Visual F# 2015 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Microsoft Visual F# 2015
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - PLK 00322-80000-00000-AA436
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - PLK
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package 7.18.00214.2
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1 (Beta8) 14.1.11107.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1 (Beta8)
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2 4.1.41102.0
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ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013 5.2.40314.0
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Clang with Microsoft CodeGen 14.0.25516
Clang with Microsoft CodeGen
Common Azure Tools 1.8
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.
A Visual Studio Extension that brings the GitHub Flow into Visual Studio.
KofePackagePackage Extension 1.0
KofePackagePackage Visual Studio Extension Detailed Info
Merq 1.1.14-alpha (21c13c9)
Command Bus, Event Stream and Async Manager for Visual Studio extensions.
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools 1.4
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools
Microsoft MI-Based Debugger 1.0
Provides support for connecting Visual Studio to MI compatible debuggers
Mono Debugging for Visual Studio Mono.Debugging.VisualStudio
Support for debugging Mono processes with Visual Studio.
NuGet Package Manager 3.4.4
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015 ENU 14.0.23025
Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015 ENU
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.2.50113.00
Python Tools for Visual Studio provides IntelliSense, projects, templates, Interactive windows, and other support for Python developers.
Python Tools for Visual Studio - Django Integration 2.2.50113.00
Provides templates and integration for the Django web framework.
Python Tools for Visual Studio - Profiling Support 2.2.50113.00
Profiling support for Python projects.
SQL Server Data Tools 14.0.60519.0
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
TypeScript tools for Visual Studio
Visual C++ for Cross Platform Mobile Development (Android) 14.0.25401.00
Visual C++ for Cross Platform Mobile Development (Android)
Visual C++ for Cross Platform Mobile Development (iOS) 14.0.25401.00
Visual C++ for Cross Platform Mobile Development (iOS)
Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Update 10
Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova
Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps 14.0.25527.01
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.
Workflow Manager Tools 1.0 1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.
Xamarin 220.127.116.11 (eeb1b63)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 18.104.22.168 (b8e3884)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 10.8.0.26 (0e9e791)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Reopening as discussed
Verified on Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 d15rel