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When you open a layout in the designer, you should have a toggle for the source/layout view.
This is not there in VS2013. It's still there in VS2010 and VS2012
Screencast showing VS2010 (working) + VS2013 (not working): http://screencast.com/t/sICOTp2pR6bz
I have replicated this issue. It seems that something in the VS2013 extension is looking for a VS2012 assembly. I suspect if VS2012 was on the same machine it would work perfectly.
Trying to figure out what is referencing it now
In regards to Dean Ellis' comment. I have Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 installed on my machine and it still doesn't work.
I installed 2013 before 2012 so maybe that matters.
Today, we have checked this issue with:
Now we are getting toggle for the source/design in layout of Android designer.
Hence marking this as Verified
Thanks! Looks good, when will this be a build that I can download, install, and use?
*** Bug 16599 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***