Bug 1317 - Designer files doesn't change
Summary: Designer files doesn't change
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: 2.8
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Low normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan McGovern
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Reported: 2011-10-06 13:27 UTC by Marco
Modified: 2011-11-16 03:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Marco 2011-10-06 13:27:40 UTC
During the changes (add an Outlet for example) from Interface Builder  the xib.designer.cs file doesn't change, then I don't find my element in the xib.cs file.

If open the xib file, the new element was correctly saved, but doesn't appear in the designer class

Modevelop 2.8
XCode 3.2.5
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-10-06 16:33:12 UTC
MonoDevelop 2.8 introduced a new xib designer model in order to support Xcode 4.

The Interface Builder integrated in Xcode 4 no longer supports defining classes, outlets and actions in xib files, therefore MonoDevelop can no longer generate *.designer.cs files from xib files.

In our new model, the *.designer.cs files are where the outlets and actions are defined. When you open the xib file, MD creates an xcode project with objective-c stubs to allow Xcode 4 Interface Builder to use the types. Any changes you make to these types in Xcode are then imported back into the designer files in MD. 

Unfortunately, this is not backwards-compatible with Interface Builder 3 codebehind. Our recommendation is that you switch to Xcode 4.

Please see http://docs.xamarin.com/ios/tutorials/transitioning_from_xcode_3_to_xcode_4
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2011-11-15 14:44:00 UTC
@alan: I would've closed it - but you decide.