Bug 1037 - Unable to open files
Summary: Unable to open files
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1044
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: 2.6
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2011-09-24 20:41 UTC by ozz
Modified: 2011-09-28 11:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1044

Description ozz 2011-09-24 20:41:35 UTC
OS: Windows 7 x64

[I can also not create  file, create a solution, or do anything besides load a current solutin]
 
Summary:
I am unable to open 'any' file in MonoDevelop. 

Exception:
The file '...' could not be opened. Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation.

Exception Details:

System.Reflection.TargetInvocationException: Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ---> System.ArgumentException: The path is not of a legal form.

   at System.IO.Path.NormalizePath(String path, Boolean fullCheck, Int32 maxPathLength)

   at System.IO.Path.GetFullPathInternal(String path)

   at System.IO.Path.GetFullPath(String path)

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.Components.FileBrowser.set_CurrentDir(String value)

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.Components.FileBrowser..ctor()

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.Pads.FileScout..ctor()

   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---

   at System.RuntimeTypeHandle.CreateInstance(RuntimeType type, Boolean publicOnly, Boolean noCheck, Boolean& canBeCached, RuntimeMethodHandleInternal& ctor, Boolean& bNeedSecurityCheck)

   at System.RuntimeType.CreateInstanceSlow(Boolean publicOnly, Boolean skipCheckThis, Boolean fillCache)

   at System.RuntimeType.CreateInstanceDefaultCtor(Boolean publicOnly, Boolean skipVisibilityChecks, Boolean skipCheckThis, Boolean fillCache)

   at System.Activator.CreateInstance(Type type, Boolean nonPublic)

   at Mono.Addins.RuntimeAddin.CreateInstance(String typeName, Boolean throwIfNotFound)

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Codons.PadCodon.CreatePad()

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Codons.PadCodon.InitializePadContent(IPadWindow window)

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.PadWindow.CreateContent()

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.PadWindow.get_Content()

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.Pad.get_Content()

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.Workbench.GetPad[T]()

   at MonoDevelop.SourceEditor.SourceEditorView..ctor()

   at MonoDevelop.SourceEditor.SourceEditorDisplayBinding.CreateContent(FilePath fileName, String mimeType, Project ownerProject)

   at MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.LoadFileWrapper.Invoke(String fileName)
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2011-09-28 11:05:12 UTC
This has been fixed. I'm not sure if the fix made it into MonoDevelop 2.8 Beta 3, but it will be in 2.8 final for sure. As a workaround I think you can get around this issue by disabling/closing the 'Files' pad which is normally displayed on the lefthand side of MonoDevelop.
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-09-28 11:22:06 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1044 ***