Bug 886 - There should be an item in the 'View' menu for invoking the Assembly Browser
Summary: There should be an item in the 'View' menu for invoking the Assembly Browser
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Assembly browser ()
Version: 2.6
Hardware: PC Linux
: Low normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
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Reported: 2011-09-18 22:39 UTC by Dean
Modified: 2012-02-29 07:17 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Dean 2011-09-18 22:39:11 UTC
It seems that it's only possible to invoke the Assembly Browser by double-clicking one of a project's references (I'm sure there's probably a couple other ways, but I'm not aware of them).

There should be a menu-item for it in the 'View' menu, because it's commonly-used, and only being able to invoke it via double-clicking a reference is, quite frankly, quirky. And it should be noted that MSVS has such a menu-item (called 'Object Browser') in its own 'View' menu, so I'm sure MSVS users would expect something similar to be there in MonoDevelop.
Comment 1 Jeffrey Stedfast 2011-11-15 14:58:26 UTC
I think you have a good point. The open menu item in the right-click context menu will also open the assembly browser, but I agree that there should be something in the main menus.
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2012-02-23 02:11:15 UTC
I'll do it after the new resolver merge.

I want an integrated class browser there as well. I'll improve the assembly browser after the merge.
Comment 3 Mike Krüger 2012-02-29 07:17:33 UTC
I took some time today to improve the assembly browser a bit - this got fixed as well.