Bug 7397 - __ANDROID__ needs to be groked by MonoDevelop C# editor
Summary: __ANDROID__ needs to be groked by MonoDevelop C# editor
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Add-in ()
Version: 3.0.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-09-22 10:15 UTC by t9mike
Modified: 2014-02-18 17:48 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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2012-09-22 10:15 UTC, t9mike
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Description t9mike 2012-09-22 10:15:08 UTC
Created attachment 2598 [details]
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Documentation, both official on xamarin.com and various books, recommends using build-process defined __ANDROID__ symbol for #if conditional compilation. But the C# editor does not know about this symbol and this causes flaky editing and unnecessary user questions. For example:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10723029/mono-for-droid-missing-android-symbol
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/10880680/mono-for-android-preprocessor-macro-not-working

Example of issue attached in screen shot.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-02-18 17:48:29 UTC
Fixed in master.