Bug 60591 - [VS 2017][Smoke] Getting exception on previewing .xaml files for Android Projects in Master Detail Apps
Summary: [VS 2017][Smoke] Getting exception on previewing .xaml files for Android Proj...
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: High blocker
Target Milestone: 15.5
Assignee: Bugzilla
: 60825 60827 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-11-09 12:00 UTC by Mohak Barokar
Modified: 2017-12-01 13:27 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

Tags: Globallogic
Is this bug a regression?: Yes
Last known good build: 15.5.0 Preview 3

Previewer Android Exception IDE Zip Logs (14.29 KB, application/zip)
2017-11-09 12:00 UTC, Mohak Barokar

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Description Mohak Barokar 2017-11-09 12:00:22 UTC
Created attachment 25619 [details]
Previewer Android Exception IDE Zip Logs

Getting exception on previewing .xaml files for Android Projects in Master Detail Apps



Executed On:
 -Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 d15rel Version 15.5.0 Preview 4.0 [27108.0.d15rel]
 -Xamarin (a773aca)
 -Xamarin Designer   4.8.152 (5e0da2967)
 -Xamarin.Android SDK (HEAD/f65f87747)
 -Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK (c4240f3)
 Build Gist: https://gist.github.com/mohakbarokar/c643e048d2157124bab855f562443b9e


1. Create File->Cross Platform -> Master detail > Shared App
2. Build the solution
3. Open All .xaml files under Views folder
4. Open Forms.Previwer and Check for both iOS and Android


Expected Result:
Android Previewer should render properly

Actual Result:
Getting Error message as Exception occurred while rendering the control


Frequency of Reproduction:
Happens every time (100% failure rate) 


Screen-Cast Link for Steps:

Screencast Link for Exceptions Details:


IDE Logs and Debug output attached.


Test Plan link: https://xqa-testrail.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com/index.php?/plans/view/53260

Test case Link: https://xqa-testrail.eastus.cloudapp.azure.com/index.php?/tests/view/21334548
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2017-11-09 13:56:00 UTC
This change was supposed to be reverted by Xamarin.Forms and a new release prepared.
Comment 2 Alan McGovern 2017-11-09 13:57:18 UTC
This was originally reported on October 24th and was addressed then.
Comment 3 E.Z. Hart [MSFT] 2017-11-09 16:31:36 UTC
(In reply to Mohak Barokar from comment #0)


Which version of Xamarin.Forms are you testing on?
Comment 4 Mohak Barokar 2017-11-09 17:36:16 UTC
@ E.Z. Hart

I have installed Xamarin.Templates.1.0.46 and using previewer version Xamarin.VisualStudio.Forms.Previewer.

Kindly let me know if anything else is required.
Comment 6 Alan McGovern 2017-11-23 10:03:49 UTC
*** Bug 60825 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Alan McGovern 2017-11-23 11:19:01 UTC
*** Bug 60827 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 David Ortinau [MSFT] 2017-11-27 20:03:15 UTC
PR: https://github.com/xamarin/Xamarin.Forms/pull/1237

Will be released in the next version of Xamarin.Forms.
Comment 9 Alan McGovern 2017-11-28 19:24:43 UTC
This is not a 15.5.1 issue - this is a blocker for 15.5 itself. Reassigning appropriately
Comment 12 Alan McGovern 2017-12-01 13:27:27 UTC
*** Bug 60942 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***