This issue arises when a folder in a project containing Shared Variables is auto-populating and/or in case it is used inside of a class. Turning off auto-populating will fix the issue. Deploying the shared variables afterwards might be necessary once.
There are two possible steps to resolve this issue:
- In Project Explorer, navigate to the folder containing the network-published Shared Variables. Right-click it and select Stop Auto-populating. Afterwards, Save your project.
- If the issue remains, deploy these or all Shared Variables contained in your project: