Bug 51025 - Workbooks are deleted when unable to open
Summary: Workbooks are deleted when unable to open
Alias: None
Product: Workbooks & Inspector
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Client: Windows ()
Version: 1.0.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: High major
Target Milestone: 1.1
Assignee: xamarininteractive
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-12-28 15:43 UTC by Johan Visser
Modified: 2017-01-23 22:57 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Johan Visser 2016-12-28 15:43:22 UTC
When a workbook can't be opened, it is deleted without confirmation from the user.
Some workbooks are actual Zip files and can be opened directly. 

I expect an error telling me that the file couldn't be opened and the leave the file for me to check the contents.
Deleting files without warning is unacceptable.
Comment 1 Aaron Bockover [MSFT] 2017-01-13 17:29:18 UTC
The current behavior should be that zipped workbooks are simply extracted and left so as a directory. We may revisit this behavior however.

If there is an actual bug here (and not just the behavior I mentioned), please attach logs to the bug report: https://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/workbooks/install/#Reporting_Bugs

And if possible, attach the zipped workbook that was causing the issue.
Comment 2 Aaron Bockover [MSFT] 2017-01-23 22:57:28 UTC
This should be fixed in the upcoming 1.1 release. Zipped workbooks will extract to a temporary working location. The original file should remain untouched until/unless you save any changes.