Bug 16124 - No layout/source view toggle for Android Designer in VS2013
Summary: No layout/source view toggle for Android Designer in VS2013
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: dean.ellis
: 16599 ()
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-11-11 18:10 UTC by PJ
Modified: 2016-08-03 15:25 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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

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Description PJ 2013-11-11 18:10:25 UTC
When you open a layout in the designer, you should have a toggle for the source/layout view.

This is not there in VS2013. It's still there in VS2010 and VS2012

Screencast showing VS2010 (working) + VS2013 (not working): http://screencast.com/t/sICOTp2pR6bz

Comment 4 dean.ellis 2013-11-21 08:59:39 UTC
I have replicated this issue. It seems that something in the VS2013 extension is looking for a VS2012 assembly.  I suspect if VS2012 was on the same machine it would work perfectly.

Trying to figure out what is referencing it now
Comment 5 chrisgozd92 2013-11-21 09:04:24 UTC
In regards to Dean Ellis' comment.  I have Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 installed on my machine and it still doesn't work.

I installed 2013 before 2012 so maybe that matters.
Comment 10 Atin 2013-12-02 13:07:46 UTC
Today, we have checked this issue with:

Windows 7
VS 2013
MFA 4.10.02005

Now we are getting  toggle for the source/design in  layout of Android designer.

Screencast: http://screencast.com/t/9tzKW5cF0P

Hence marking this as Verified
Comment 11 chrisgozd92 2013-12-02 13:09:48 UTC
Thanks! Looks good, when will this be a build that I can download, install, and use?
Comment 12 dean.ellis 2013-12-05 03:13:33 UTC
*** Bug 16599 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***