Bug 5712 - Saving a layout file moves the cursor to the beginning of the file
Summary: Saving a layout file moves the cursor to the beginning of the file
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Designer ()
Version: 3.0.x
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Assignee: Lluis Sanchez
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Reported: 2012-06-18 17:12 UTC by Justin
Modified: 2012-06-21 13:36 UTC (History)
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Description Justin 2012-06-18 17:12:00 UTC
When making changes in the source view of the designer, saving the file causes the cursor to jump to the beginning of the file.

On a side note, saving also clears out all empty lines and converts my tabs to spaces... Please let me format the file how I want it formatted.
Comment 1 Lluis Sanchez 2012-06-21 13:29:46 UTC
This has been fixed and the fix will be included in upcoming releases.
The formatting problem is a bit tricky. If you do changes in the designer, the designer will rewrite the xml, and the spacing is likely to change. I fear we have no solution for this.
Comment 2 Justin 2012-06-21 13:36:44 UTC
Thanks for getting this fixed so fast!

As for the formatting problem, there has got to be a way, at least partially...  I'm just after what the Eclipse designer tool does.

In Eclipse, the layout designer tool only rewrites the XML if you make changes via the UI portion of the designer (which I never use).  As long as I am editing the XML it doesn't rewrite and I don't lose my formatting.

Would it be possible to do that?  I never modify my UI graphically... I always do it in XML because I want to control my formatting.