Bug 45342 - [nuget] Xamarin.Forms xml documentation not shown as Intellisense in code editor (or XAML)
Summary: [nuget] Xamarin.Forms xml documentation not shown as Intellisense in code edi...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 44537
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: C# Binding ()
Version: 6.1.1 (C8SR0)
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: High normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mike Krüger
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2016-10-12 21:26 UTC by CraigD
Modified: 2016-10-13 08:24 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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intellisense shows API but no summary documentation (72.08 KB, image/png)
2016-10-12 21:26 UTC, CraigD
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Description CraigD 2016-10-12 21:26:51 UTC
Created attachment 18011 [details]
intellisense shows API but no summary documentation

# Steps to reproduce

Create a Xamarin.Forms solution in Xamarin Studio. Type code in a Xamarin.Forms class (eg. the App class or a ContentPage subclass). Intellisense appears when typing `this.` 

# Expected behavior

Intellisense shows APIs as well as summary documentation in the popover.

# Actual behavior

No documentation is shown in the intellisense popover (see attachment)

# Supplemental info (logs, images, videos)

In the packages folder (xamarin.forms/lib/pcl as well as the platform folders) there is .xml files containing API documentation. The attached screenshot shows no summary documentation is displayed, however the xml file contains relevant summary info for that property:

        <member name="P:Xamarin.Forms.Page.BackgroundImage">
            <summary>Identifies the image used as a background for the <see cref="T:Xamarin.Forms.Page" />.</summary>
            <value>To be added.</value>
            <remarks>To be added.</remarks>
        </member>

I'm raising this with Xamarin.Forms as the example, but it also doesn't work for Newtonsoft.Json package (which also ships xmldoc files). This might mean it doesn't work for *any* NuGet package.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2016-10-13 08:24:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 44537 ***