Bug 19174 - VS will not let you refrerence shared asset projects
Summary: VS will not let you refrerence shared asset projects
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 3.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: vsx
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-04-18 19:28 UTC by James Clancey
Modified: 2015-10-13 16:11 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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

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Description James Clancey 2014-04-18 19:28:38 UTC
You cannot add a reference to a shared asset project in VS

Right now you have to manually edit the CS proj.

There is a plugin to help with this, but this is something our plugin should handle it.

Comment 1 Arpit Jha 2015-07-16 02:54:03 UTC
I have checked this issue with XVS 3.11.666 and able to reproduce this issue with bug description.

I observed that unable to add shared project reference to the another project after Installed Shared project Reference Manager from Nuget package,I am able to add reference of  shared project to another project successfully.

Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/t/iBsWY2TBR

Environment Info:
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013
Version 12.0.31101.00 Update 4
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.5.51641

Installed Version: Professional

Xamarin   3.11.666.0 (ebae43a)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android (5f55a9ef61c11b6ce0890bc91e4c71b1b92be214)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Forms Intellisense   1.0
Provides intellisense for Xamarin.Forms in the XML editor.

Xamarin.iOS (67b390d0d1bd741582cf7b7fd3ffea08583a3f83)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Xamarin.iOS Unified Migration   1.0
Automated migration for Xamarin iOS Classic projects to Unified

Xamarin.TestCloud.Integration   1.0
Early preview of Xamarin Test Cloud integration
Comment 2 Joaquin Jares 2015-10-13 16:11:37 UTC
Adding a shared asset project works ok in VS2015, but anyway this is something that should be fixed by MS, not us? Marking as upstream.