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When creating a folder, e.g. "images", in the project explorer to organize images, these are deployed in the app bunder under a respective "images" folder. This causes UIImage.FromBundle to fail.
Please add a option (per folder) to allow these to be deployed to an alternate folder of the bundle, including relative paths for maximum flexibility. I'd be happy to help change this, but I suspect it's in the monotouch portion of the code base.
The same problem exists for xibs too – not just images. Be nice to organize them in a 'virtual' folder, so they don't clutter the project.
This is implemented (in a way) in MonoDevelop 3.0.4 which will be out later this week.
If you create a special "Resources" folder, anything in that folder is deployed to the bundle root (or you can override the Bundle ID attribute to specify where it should go).
If I create the Resources folder and build, I receive an error for each file in this folder:
The folder name 'Resources' is reserved and canot be used for Content files
I am running MD 18.104.22.168
Could you check if the files are marked with a Build Action set to "BundleResource"? If they aren't, try changing them to "BundleResource" and see if that fixes it.
Excellent – that solved it!