Bug 4995 - No GUI Designer installed
Summary: No GUI Designer installed
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: GTK# Designer ()
Version: 2.8.6
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-05-10 06:52 UTC by Rick
Modified: 2012-05-11 04:40 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Rick 2012-05-10 06:52:22 UTC
I only have Text Snippets in toolbox there isn't any GUI designer. I've just done a standard Ubuntu installation using apt-get. Don't know what if anything other than mono-develop I should have installed.

I suspect that it is something I have done wrong, but I've googled and looked through all the FAQ's for a couple of days and added everything related to GTK#, mono that I could find.

I normally don't bother with IDE's just using emacs and commandline. Thought it would be nice to use some "time-saving" IDE. I'm annoyed because it would have been quicker for me to knock-up the simple stopwatch application just using Emacs. ;-)

Hopefully the following is enough information:

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
MonoDevelop 2.8.6.3
Installation UUID: 560380f9-3c5a-4682-b30b-b182a40eb042
Runtime:
	Mono 2.10.8.1 (Debian 2.10.8.1-1ubuntu2) (64-bit)
	GTK 2.24.10
	GTK# (2.12.0.0)
Build information:
	Git revision: f4289daf57621f5593ad5bf78b3ff5ad878e3c7a-dirty
	Build date: 2012-02-20 07:20:06+0000
Operating System:
	Linux
	Linux rick-HP-ProBook-6550b 3.2.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 25 08:43:22 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-05-10 12:58:23 UTC
This seems to get reported occasionally but only against Ubuntu IIRC, so I wonder whether it's a problem with Ubuntu's packages.
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-05-10 13:01:13 UTC
It appears that GtkCore (the GTK designer addin) is installed. Text snippets only appear when you have the text editor active, not the designer.

What kind of project did you create? How did you try to get to the designer?

Could you try creating a new GTK# Project, open MainWindow.cs, click the "designer" button at the bottom of the editor.
Comment 3 Rick 2012-05-11 04:40:19 UTC
Ah! That is the ticket. I seem to have been looking at a really old tutorial which didn't tell me that the designer button was at the bottom of the screen. I was expecting a menu option.

I really appreciate the help. I figured somehow it was my own lack of experience with IDE's which was the problem.