Windows Phone 8 Export, no apostrophes allowed

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  • Link to .capx file (required!):

    Steps to reproduce:

    1. Create new empty C2 project

    2. Set project properties title to something with an apostrophe, like "Can't Apostrophe"

    3. Export to Windows Phone 8

    4. Open project in Visual Studio

    5. Try to "Deploy Solution", then the following errors are reported by Visual Studio:

    <font face="Courier New, Courier, mono">

    Description                        File      Project

    x:Class="Can'tApostrophe.App" is not valid. 'Can'tApostrophe.App' is not a valid fully qualified class name.     C:\Users\Danial\Desktop\Can't Apostrophe\App.xaml     Can'tApostrophe

    x:Class="Can'tApostrophe.MainPage" is not valid. 'Can'tApostrophe.MainPage' is not a valid fully qualified class name.     C:\Users\Danial\Desktop\Can't Apostrophe\MainPage.xaml     Can'tApostrophe


    Observed result:

    Errors in creating the namespace for the Windows Phone app.

    Expected result:

    I guess, users having an apostrophe in their titles shouldn't have to cause a problem for them after they export the project.

    Additional Info:

    • As I looked through the files in my "C:\Program Files\Construct 2\exporters\html5\wp8" directory, it appears that you have the placeholder `[[[shortname]]]` for the C2 project's title. You take out the spaces, but not the apostrophe (aka, single quote), and possibly other symbols.
    • I found the documentation for a fully qualified namespace, "A qualifying namespace name is not a valid element name. A name must contain only alphabetic characters, decimal digits, and underscores, and must begin with an alphabetic character or underscore (_).". More info:[/li]

    Browsers affected:

    Chrome: n/a

    Firefox: n/a

    Internet Explorer: n/a

    Operating system & service pack:

    Windows 8.1 Enterprise, 64-bit

    Construct 2 version:

    beta release r156

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  • Thanks, should be fixed in the next build.

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