What is the 'Publisher' attribute? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I need some help with a bug I've been dealing with in visual studio, about this: What is the publisher attribute? And what do I
    enter into it?

    4 | <Identity Name="6BDFA28A-E648-455D-AEC8-E60C94380604" Version="" Publisher=""/>


    Severity Code Description Project File Line Suppression State
    Warning  The 'Publisher' attribute is invalid - The value '' is invalid according to its datatype '' - The Pattern constraint failed. Miscellaneous Files C:\Users\Julian Gardisky\Desktop\timed 1.0 (windows store release)\Timed\Timed.WindowsPhone\package.appxmanifest

    Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:15 PM

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  • Hi,

    According to the document:Identity (Windows 10), the publisher attribute represents the publisher information. If the app is not associated with the store, it will just show the name of the local account on which device that created the project. 

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    Friday, September 27, 2019 1:34 AM