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Associate App With Store Fails: Missing App Manifest

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  • In VS 2012 Pro with a XAML+Direct3D C++ program, when I select Project->Store->Associate App with Store I get the following error dialog:

    Unable to associate your App with the Windows Store because the app manifest is missing. Add an app manifest to the project.
    

    Also note that Project->Store->Edit App Manifest is grayed out.

    I don't understand why I'm getting this error message. I have a dev account and there is a "Package.appxmanifest" in my project that I can edit. I also see "AppManifest.xml" in the ARM\Release\{app} directory.

    Anyone know why I'm getting this error message and/or how to fix it.

    Thanks

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 10:14 PM

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  • Hi,

    I'll try to involve more experts in this case.


    Aaron
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    Friday, April 26, 2013 9:07 AM
  • Aaron,

    I created a new "Direct2D (XAML)" app with VS2012, verified that it would properly associate with the Store, then brought over the source code from the failing solution, so I think I'm good to go.

    I don't know what went wrong with the other project. It was based on the original XAML+Direct3D template from the RC, so maybe something was wrong with it.

    Thanks

    Friday, April 26, 2013 2:41 PM