Bug 10626 - [VS] Designer does not modify Resource.Designer.cs when adding widgets
Summary: [VS] Designer does not modify Resource.Designer.cs when adding widgets
Status: VERIFIED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Designer ()
Version: 4.6.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: High critical
Target Milestone: 4.6
Assignee: Dominique Louis
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2013-02-24 18:02 UTC by PJ
Modified: 2013-03-05 08:29 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description PJ 2013-02-24 18:02:41 UTC
In VS2012, the designer is not modifying the Resource.Designer.cs file.

Steps to reproduce:
1) Open a new Android Application
2) Open main.axml in the Android Designer
3) Add a button
4) Save
5) Open Resource.Designer.cs

Expected behavior:
A line should be generated with the id button1 and the appropriate value

Actual behavior:
Nothing is generated.

Screencast showing behavior:
http://screencast.com/t/5eul68TDChJY


This behavior does not occur on X.S.

Windows 7 x64
VS2012
Xamarin.Android 4.6.0.49
Comment 1 PJ 2013-02-25 12:51:22 UTC
Another nasty one. This one warrants a quick release.
Comment 2 Dominique Louis 2013-02-25 13:47:33 UTC
Following the step above, this works in both VS2010 and VS2012 but only once a build is kicked off.

So it definitely only updates the Resource.Designer.cs file after a build.

Whether that syncing should happen before building, I suppose is another issue.
Comment 3 PJ 2013-02-25 14:02:00 UTC
Visual Studio does not automatically update the Resource.Designer.cs file.
Comment 4 Atin 2013-03-05 08:29:54 UTC
As per Comment#2 Resource.designer does not update automatically. It updates when user build the solution after adding widget to .axml file. We have checked it on following environment:

VS 2012/2010
MFA 4.6.01042

Changing the status to Verified.