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Created attachment 19091 [details]
VS Activity Log
When I am editing .axml files in VS 2015 CE I get frequent freezes of the IDE.
1) Open .axml file.
2) Start editing a file (and save changes)
3) Observe that IDE gets frozen for a few seconds and then released again.
4) This states persists until I close all .axml files.
x!) this state doesn't happen until I start editing an .axml file.
I see this behaviour on two machines. I am not sure if this could be related to our project or to some other circumstances. But it makes basically editing .axml impossible so I use VS Code for it. I also have ReSharper installed (not sure if that might be a problem).
I am attaching my VS ActivityLog.xml
Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Community
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2015 00322-20000-00000-AA253
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications 2015
Visual Basic 2015 00322-20000-00000-AA253
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015
Visual C# 2015 00322-20000-00000-AA253
Microsoft Visual C# 2015
Visual C++ 2015 00322-20000-00000-AA253
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU 00322-20000-00000-AA253
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package 7.15.01215.1
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1 14.1.21111.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2 4.1.41102.0
For additional information, visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=309563
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013 5.2.40314.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/
Azure App Service Tools v2.9.6 14.0.21111.0
Azure App Service Tools v2.9.6
Azure Data Lake Node 1.0
This package contains the Data Lake integration nodes for Server Explorer.
Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio 2.2.2100.0
Microsoft Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio
Command Bus, Event Stream and Async Manager Merq
Provides ICommandBus, IEventStream and IAsyncManager MEF services for loosely coupled Visual Studio extension components communication and integration.
Common Azure Tools 1.8
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.
A Visual Studio Extension that brings the GitHub Flow into Visual Studio.
JetBrains ReSharper Ultimate 2016.3.1 Build 107.0.20161222.212756
JetBrains ReSharper Ultimate package for Microsoft Visual Studio. For more information about ReSharper Ultimate, visit http://www.jetbrains.com/resharper. Copyright © 2017 JetBrains, Inc.
Microsoft .NET Core Tools (Preview 2) 14.1.21111.0
Microsoft .NET Core Tools (Preview 2)
Microsoft Azure Hive Query Language Service 2.2.2100.0
Language service for Hive query
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools 1.4
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools
Microsoft Azure Tools 2.8
Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 - v2.8.40211.2
Microsoft Azure Tools 2.9
Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 - v2.9.41104.6
NuGet Package Manager 3.5.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
SQL Server Analysis Services 13.0.1701.8
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Designer
SQL Server Data Tools 14.0.61021.0
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
SQL Server Integration Services
Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services Designer
SQL Server Reporting Services 13.0.1701.8
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Designers
Hosting json editor into a tool window
TypeScript tools for Visual Studio
Visual Studio Tools for Unity 220.127.116.11
Visual Studio Tools for Unity
Xamarin 18.104.22.168 (27a9b40)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 22.214.171.124 (501e63c)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 10.3.1.7 (8b53676)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Does the issue go away if you use the latest version from the Alpha channel?
@Alan I will try when the version is on a stable channel. However this has been happening for at least a half a year so I have high doubts this will be in the new version. (I actually can confirm that happens for XML files too - at least the ones that are related to drawables).
In that case I'll close this bug for now. There were some patches in C9 which addressed some major performance issues which could have helped your situation.
If the performance issues remain with the latest C9 alpha builds (or stable builds whenever they reach stable), then please do re-open the bug and we'll look into it some more.