I Saved C# Project form as a new name, now project is broken. How to fix it?

Clay LaHatte 0 Reputation points
2024-03-05T02:56:24.25+00:00

I have a C# project in Visual Studio Community 2022 with a single form for the interface. I made some changes to the form and wanted to save it as a different name so I could preserve the previous design. Now I cannot see the form in the designer, but instead a windows with the message ...

"To prevent possible data loss before loading the designer, the following errors must be resolved: "

Can anyone explain how to resolve this?

UPDATE: I was able to get back to normal by renaming the filename extensions of the new .cs and .resx files. VS should be better than this.

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  1. Jiale Xue - MSFT 28,626 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-03-05T09:46:50.06+00:00

    Hi @Clay LaHatte , Welcome to Microsoft Q&A,

    So the solution to this problem is:Renaming the filename extensions of the new .cs and .resx files.

    Best Regards,

    Jiale


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