Bug 61014 - No images after update to 15.5
Summary: No images after update to 15.5
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS Designer ()
Version: 4.8.0 (15.5)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-12-07 06:07 UTC by Sergei
Modified: 2018-01-17 10:44 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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

Test project (41.09 KB, application/x-7z-compressed)
2017-12-07 06:07 UTC, Sergei

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Description Sergei 2017-12-07 06:07:37 UTC
Created attachment 25929 [details]
Test project

After update to 15.5 in an old project images of ImageViews have stopped showing in designer. And I can't select image for ImageView in designer (there is no assets in dropdown list and window "Add existing item..." appears).
This behaviour can be reproduced in a sample new project.
1) Add new Image set in Assets, select some image for 1x size.
2) Add ImageView to storyboard
3) Try to select image for added ImageView.

WTF? It became impossible to work with Xamarin after with update.
Comment 1 Sergei 2017-12-11 05:36:36 UTC
Please fix this bug as soon as possible. It's blocking error.
Comment 2 Michael Shapiro 2017-12-12 15:47:56 UTC
I can confirm the same behavior here: in the existing project open storyboard, click on any ImageView, go to Properties, find Image drop down box, click on it... 
Expected behavior - a drop down list of images from the Asses Catalog shows.
Actual behavior - a Windows Explorer window opens up and basically offers you to search for a file... wtf?
Windows 10 Pro
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2017 
Version 15.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.7.02046

Installed Version: Professional

Visual Basic 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA935
Microsoft Visual Basic 2017

Visual C# 2017   00369-60000-00001-AA935
Microsoft Visual C# 2017

Visual F# 4.1   00369-60000-00001-AA935
Microsoft Visual F# 4.1

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   8.10.01106.1
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017   15.0.31125.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017

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

Azure App Service Tools v3.0.0   15.0.31106.0
Azure App Service Tools v3.0.0

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 Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio   0.3
Simplifying the configuration of continuous build integration and continuous build delivery from within the Visual Studio IDE.

Microsoft JVM Debugger   1.0
Provides support for connecting the Visual Studio debugger to JDWP compatible Java Virtual Machines

Microsoft MI-Based Debugger   1.0
Provides support for connecting Visual Studio to MI compatible debuggers

Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package   1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package

Mono Debugging for Visual Studio   4.8.4-pre (3fe64e3)
Support for debugging Mono processes with Visual Studio.

NuGet Package Manager   4.5.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

SQL Server Data Tools   15.1.61710.120
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools

TypeScript Tools   15.5.11025.1
TypeScript Tools for Microsoft 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   15.0.27128.01
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.Mac   1.0
Mac Extension for Visual Studio

Xamarin (6575bd113)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin Designer   4.8.183 (2577c82ea)
Visual Studio extension to enable Xamarin Designer tools in Visual Studio.

Xamarin.Android SDK (HEAD/9cfa7836b)
Xamarin.Android Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK (6857dfc)
Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.
Comment 3 Sergei 2017-12-18 06:06:18 UTC
Still no feedback from Xamarin Team. It's terrible.
Comment 4 Alan McGovern 2017-12-19 09:45:25 UTC
Hi - we're actively looking into this. Sorry for the lack of communication.

Internal tracking:

We'll need to re-test when this lands: https://github.com/xamarin/XamarinVS/pull/8598
Comment 5 Brad Umbaugh 2018-01-16 18:34:46 UTC
Tested today on VS2017 15.6 Preview 2 (using Xamarin.iOS, and I'm no longer able to reproduce this issue.