Bug 14297 - No need to ask for reloading externally changed files
Summary: No need to ask for reloading externally changed files
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 4.0.12
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-08-28 14:57 UTC by Johannes
Modified: 2013-09-27 16:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Johannes 2013-08-28 14:57:02 UTC
(Note that this is more of a feature request than a bug report)

Description of Problem:

I frequently edit files in Xamarin and then have scripts also edit the files. When I get back into Xamarin, it asks me if I want to reload the file. I had no unsaved changes when I left Xamarin, so I wish it would just auto-reload instead of asking me.

What I would like is an option to reload automatically when there are no unsaved changes. I've never wanted not to reload. (And if I somehow did, I'm sure my revision control system could do the work for me)

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Open a file in Xamarin
2. Edit it
3. Save it
4. Open it in an external editor
5. Edit it in the external editor
6. Save it in the external editor
7. Switch to Xamarin

Actual Results:

Xamarin asks me if I want to reload. I never want this.

Expected Results:

Either by default, or via a setting, I would like it to just reload automatically.

How often does this happen? 

Too often :)

Additional Information:

You guys rock.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2013-09-10 03:33:15 UTC
I think that's a good default setting :)

Comment 2 Johannes 2013-09-10 11:36:57 UTC
Comment 3 Rick Stimpo 2013-09-27 16:00:03 UTC
Now if we could only get a shortcut to open an external editor Xamarin's support for external tools would be on par with Visual Studio.