Bug 10061 - Toolbar buttons disabled on Windows 8 + Visual Studio 2012
Summary: Toolbar buttons disabled on Windows 8 + Visual Studio 2012
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 0.x Insider Preview
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: dean.ellis
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-02-05 16:24 UTC by Vinicius Jarina
Modified: 2013-03-15 14:24 UTC (History)
9 users (show)

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

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Description Vinicius Jarina 2013-02-05 16:24:46 UTC
After install 1.0.845 the extension seem to be working fine, but the toolbar buttons are disabled.


This seems related with the Package loading there is some missing dll or some error on the vsixmanifest.

ActivityLog.xml error:


Apparently VS is trying to load assemblies from VS2010.


After install VS2010, remove %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\VisualStudio and %APPDATA%\Microsoft\VisualStudio and re-install Xamarin.iOS, everything is working fine.
Comment 1 dean.ellis 2013-02-08 08:22:43 UTC
This is linked to that fact that we cant use the version of the Microsoft.VisualStudio.CommonIDE.ExtensibilityHosting.dll

in VS 2010

see http://www.corvalius.com/blog/index.php/corvalius/targeting-an-extension-for-vs2010-and-vs2012-using-a-single-manifest/ 

for some info on this.
Comment 2 dean.ellis 2013-02-18 06:55:54 UTC
Bumped to V2
Comment 7 dean.ellis 2013-03-04 07:34:33 UTC
the Build system has now been updated, this issue should be resolved with the latest unstable builds on master.
Comment 8 Nischal 2013-03-15 14:20:18 UTC
Today we have checked this issue with following builds:

Windows8 and Windws 7
VS 2012 and VS 2010
MTVS 1.1.177

Toolbar item displaying enable when creating iOS application.

Hence, Changing the status to Verified.
Comment 9 Saurabh 2013-03-15 14:24:14 UTC
An update to Comment#8 is:

These are the screencast for the same on Windows 8:

And Windows 7