Bug 9297 - Property values in Properties window are not updated after mouse or keyboard operations
Summary: Property values in Properties window are not updated after mouse or keyboard ...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android Designer ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
: High major
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2013-01-06 07:48 UTC by fxam
Modified: 2017-07-11 17:55 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Tags: vs ac
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description fxam 2013-01-06 07:48:45 UTC
Affected version: 4.4.54
Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate

To reproduce:
1. Open an axml file in UI Designer.
2. Drop a TextView.
3. Select the TextView.
4. Click the "down arrow" of the TextView.
5. "layout_height" in Properties window does not change to "match_parent". It will change only if you select other control and reselect this TextView.

Same behavior when changing margins, height or width with mouse.
Same behavior after double-clicking TextView and change the text in the designer, the “text" properties will not be updated in Properties window.
Comment 1 Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2017-07-07 15:43:20 UTC
Thanks so much for taking the time to submit this report! I can confirm using the latest Visual Studio 15.3 preview builds I am able to reproduce this issue. Marking this report as CONFIRMED. 

The underlying properties _are_ updated, but are not updated until after you click off the control and click back, almost like the property panel isn't watching for changes in the properties value.

Screencast:
https://www.screencast.com/t/jywv4Ikd
Comment 2 Kent Green [MSFT] 2017-07-07 22:38:21 UTC
I have tested and found that his issue *does not* occur in the current Alpha channel on Mac:

Visual Studio Community 2017 for Mac (Preview)
Version 7.1 Preview (7.1 build 583)

Xamarin.Android
Version: 7.3.1.2 (Visual Studio Community)