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Created attachment 5563 [details]
When enabling the linker the class NSPrintPreviewGraphicsContext is not linked in.
As a result when the user access the Print dialog via File -> Print or Cmd + P the application crashes with the following exception.
System.ArgumentException: Could not find a valid superclass for type NSPrintPreviewGraphicsContext. Did you forget to register the bindings at MonoMac.ObjCRuntime.Class.Register() or call NSApplication.Init()?
- Run the attached project (linking is enabled)
- Go to File -> Print
`NSPrintPreviewGraphicsContext` is a special type and we'll add the code to handle it in a future release. In the meantime you should be able to workaround this by adding:
somewhere inside your code. The linker will see (and mark) the type and it will be available at runtime. That will allow you to re-enable the linker.
Fixed in maccore/master d047ee123f3bfc28126bb9258878fccfed8d1c7a
Backported in maccio/macios-cycle5 31b1c12e4d8890b585da9e8016b10246f3d0c6f1
The workaround (from comment #1) won't be needed in XM 2.0+
I have checked this issue with the following builds:
Xamarin Studio Version 5.9 (build 210)
Installation UUID: 011d70a5-dede-428b-ab04-ef451c2e539d
Mono 4.0.0 ((detached/1bd3b8a)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 400000051
Apple Developer Tools Xcode 6.2 (6776)
Xamarin.Mac Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 509000210
Git revision: f32ddb8c1f9836ba5e018ac51056008e9a1ac208
Build date: 2015-03-12 10:06:56-04
Xamarin addins: abfe34dd3ad6ef1a3b720d6cd74441c8e7aa22ff
Operating System Mac OS X 10.9.5
Darwin MacMini.local 13.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 13.4.0
Sun Aug 17 19:50:11 PDT 2014
I observed that this issue is working fine. Now, user when access the Print dialog via File -> Print or Cmd + P the application does't crash.
Here is the screencast for the same: http://www.screencast.com/t/c6qX4iS3
This issue has been fixed, hence I am closing this issue.
I am doing a custom scheme pagination and also custom page border drawing. It seems that getting NSGraphicsContext.CurrentContext in DrawPageBorder (of the view being printed) leads to the following unhandled error:
MonoMac.RuntimeException: The ObjectiveC class 'NSPrintPreviewGraphicsContext' could not be registered, it does not seem to derive from any known ObjectiveC class (including NSObject).
at MonoMac.Registrar.DynamicRegistrar.Lookup (IntPtr class, Boolean throw_on_error) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at MonoMac.ObjCRuntime.Class.Lookup (IntPtr klass, Boolean throw_on_error) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at MonoMac.ObjCRuntime.Class.Lookup (IntPtr klass) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at MonoMac.ObjCRuntime.Runtime.GetNSObject[NSGraphicsContext] (IntPtr ptr) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at MonoMac.AppKit.NSGraphicsContext.get_CurrentContext () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at ProjectViewer_mac.SimpleReportRenderer.DrawPageBorder (SizeF borderSize) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at (wrapper managed-to-native) MonoMac.ObjCRuntime.Messaging:bool_objc_msgSend (intptr,intptr)
at MonoMac.AppKit.NSPrintOperation.RunOperation () [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
at ProjectViewer_mac.MyDocument.PrintReport (ReportsStandardEnum reportType) [0x00000] in <filename unknown>:0
In debug config this does not happen. Fortunately, I got away with the workaround suggested by Sebastien Pouliot. This issue should be reviewed and reopened or a new issue should be filed.