Bug 24090 - [Forms]Designer tab exists in Xamarin.form XAML classes.
Summary: [Forms]Designer tab exists in Xamarin.form XAML classes.
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.2.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2014-10-28 02:10 UTC by Arpit Jha
Modified: 2015-02-13 15:55 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Arpit Jha 2014-10-28 02:10:33 UTC
Steps to reproduce.
1.Create a Xamarin.form application.
2.Add a class(.XAML).

Actual Result: Designer views missing.

Expected Result: Designer view should be display like http://screencast.com/t/UQd7MI8o

Screencast regarding Same:
http://www.screencast.com/t/3iZMmq1gvr


Note: I observed that XAML and Desginer tabs were displaying in initial forms builds. Today,I checked the same with XVS 3.5.55,XVS 3.7.203,XVS 3.7.230, XVS 4.8.013 and observed that XAML and Designer tab are not displaying. 


Environment Info:
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.30723.00 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Professional

Xamarin   3.7.230.0 (e78d10d6993f95fc3ebe791aeb4aacff165bf8bb)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   4.18.0.39 (0ef616ae42005ece52f6df7aa1e093ceb11998f8)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS   8.4.0.0 (209abebbd8f1a292d042420edb45fa5fbd3f017b)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Comment 1 Arpit Jha 2014-10-28 13:06:47 UTC
An update to the issue:

I have checked this issue and I am getting designer view for Xamarin.forms with VS 2012 Only.
I have also checked the same with VS 2010/2013 and I am not getting designer view. 

Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/Idw7LthAg

Environment Info: 
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2012
Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Professional

Xamarin   3.7.230.0 (e78d10d6993f95fc3ebe791aeb4aacff165bf8bb)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   4.18.0.39 (0ef616ae42005ece52f6df7aa1e093ceb11998f8)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS   8.4.0.0 (209abebbd8f1a292d042420edb45fa5fbd3f017b)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Comment 2 PJ 2014-10-28 15:32:30 UTC
The expected result is reversed here. There is no XAML designer for Forms, so it shouldn't be visible anywhere.