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I'm having an issue with the Xamarin for Visual Studio extension for Visual Studio 2012. When this extension is installed, all Razor syntax highlighting and Intellisense stops working in MVC 5 projects. (MVC 4 works just fine.)
Removing the Xamarin for Visual Studio 2012 feature in the installer resolves this issue - but it is incredibly annoying to have to toggle this feature on and off. Is there a different way for me to permanently resolve this issue?
I'm running Windows 8.1 with Visual Studio Ultimate 2012 (Update 4) and Xamarin 126.96.36.199 installed.
Thanks for your help!
For bookkeeping, I'll note that this was entered into Bugzilla based on a report from the forums:
I'll also note that this bug is _not_ a duplicate of bug 26850. (See bug 26850, comment 5.)
I tried to reproduce this issue but not able to reproduce this. To reproduce this issue I have followed the steps mention below :
1. Create an "ASP.NET VC4 web application in VS 2012."
2. Open any cs page and type something.
3. Observed that Syntax Highlighting/Intellisense is working fine.
4. Follow the same steps for "ASP.NET MVC5 web application."
Could you please let me know that what steps I am still missing/wrong to reproduce this issue. That would be very helpful to reproduce this issue at our end.
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012
Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Professional
LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft LightSwitch for Visual Studio 2012
Office Developer Tools 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Office Developer Tools
Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Team Explorer for Visual Studio 2012
Visual Basic 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Visual Basic 2012
Visual C# 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Visual C# 2012
Visual C++ 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Visual C++ 2012
Visual F# 2012 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Visual F# 2012
Visual Studio 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 Code Analysis Spell Checker
Portions of International CorrectSpell™ spelling correction system © 1993 by Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition Copyright © 1992 Houghton Mifflin Company. Electronic version licensed from Lernout & Hauspie Speech Products N.V. All rights reserved.
Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools 04938-004-0033001-02335
Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 SharePoint Developer Tools
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2013.1.41108
Microsoft Web Developer Tools contains the following components:
Support for creating and opening ASP.NET web projects
Browser Link: A communication channel between Visual Studio and browsers
Page Inspector: Inspection tool for ASP.NET web projects
Scaffolding: A framework for building and running code generators
Server Explorer extensions for Windows Azure Web Sites
Web publishing: Extensions for publishing ASP.NET web projects to hosting providers, on-premises servers, or Windows Azure
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013.1 5.0.11113.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Multilingual App Toolkit 3.1.1250.0
Multilingual App Toolkit helps you localize your Windows Store app by providing file management, pseudo and machine translation, translation editor, and build integration. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?linkid=245767
NuGet Package Manager 2.8.60318.667
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.0
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
SQL Server Data Tools 11.1.20627.00
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
Workflow Manager Tools 1.0 1.0
This package contains the necessary Visual Studio integration components for Workflow Manager.
Xamarin 3.11.837.0 (f10676f)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 188.8.131.52 (f98871a95a479f6d71b3067b7e5834d41fcb2118)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Forms Intellisense 1.0
Provides intellisense for Xamarin.Forms in the XML editor.
Xamarin.iOS 184.108.40.206 (6db87c53c073f4af2f5247fb738a27ea08c094fd)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration 1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified
Early preview of Xamarin Test Cloud integration
As we're no longer supporting VS 2012, I'll mark this bug as Resolved / NotOnRoadmap.