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Description of Problem:
GUI widgets do not display after subsequent loads of "Designer" view.
Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Create a new solution (Gtk# 2.0 Project)
2. Open MainWindow.cs
3. Click "Designer" button and notice that the "MainWindow" widget displays as usual
4. Click "Source" button
5. Click "Designer" button and notice that the "MainWindow" widget no longer displays
How often does this happen?
This happens every time I test it.
Version 4.0 (build 2003)
Installation UUID: ec250fa7-794a-446c-89ea-51b4e2bbde19
Microsoft .NET 4.0.30319.296
Git revision: Release ID: 400002003
Build date: 2013-02-19 19:47:39Z
Xamarin addins: b7a7aff09b352c13ded8a27439fd6d2250361511
Windows 6.1.7601.65536 (64-bit)
This bug currently renders monodevelop completly unusable for mono + GTK sharp deveploment.
*** Bug 11528 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
As a work-around, switching the menu 'View' to 'Solution' from 'Designer' or vice versa usually allows you to get the designer tab to show the widget again (until the next switch to actions/source).
I have tried this issue and able to reproduce this issue at my end.
I have followed the steps given in the bug description.
IDE log: https://gist.github.com/Abhishekk360/95de863e2e1e6bf32fac
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.10.2 (build 14)
Installation UUID: 9964a087-9af9-4da0-aa20-07ca4b85f306
Microsoft .NET 4.0.30319.42000
GTK+ 2.24.23 (MS-Windows theme)
=== Xamarin.Profiler ===
Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Xamarin\Profiler\XamarinProfiler.exe
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 188.8.131.52 (Enterprise Edition)
Android SDK: D:\android-sdk
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.3 (API level 18)
4.4 (API level 19)
4.4.87 (API level 20)
5.0 (API level 21)
5.1 (API level 22)
6.0 (API level 23)
SDK Tools Version: 24.3.4
SDK Platform Tools Version: 23.0.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 23
Java SDK: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.7.0_71
java version "1.7.0_71"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_71-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 24.71-b01, mixed mode, sharing)
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
Location: C:\Program Files\Xamarin Android Player\DeviceManager.exe
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 510020014
Git revision: a05150ff9af3205952d9f2ab4417f8036205c035
Build date: 2015-11-30 15:14:42-05
Xamarin addins: e89ff179a2cbe19b4eca4ac3859248e25c20225a
Build lane: monodevelop-windows-cycle6
=== Operating System ===
Windows 6.1.7601.65536 (64-bit)