Bug 2356 - Please add templates to create a Windows Forms solution.
Summary: Please add templates to create a Windows Forms solution.
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: 2.8.2
Hardware: PC Linux
: Lowest enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-06 03:16 UTC by Rafael Belmonte
Modified: 2015-07-31 10:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description Rafael Belmonte 2011-12-06 03:16:33 UTC
Description of Problem:

 I'd like to use MonoDevelop to teach .NET Windows Forms applications in my school, for it I need a template to can easily create a Windows Forms Application solution with C# and VB.NET.
Windows Forms applications are now cross-plattform and compatible with libmono-winforms, then why not having it available for those developers who want to use them?
Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Create a new solution.
2. Look at the solution templates available for C# and VB.NET.
3. Look for a Windows Forms Application template.
4. You won't find it.

Actual Results:
There isn't template for making a Windows Forms Application.

Expected Results:
There should be a Windows Forms Application template for C# and VB.NET languages.

How often does this happen? 
Comment 1 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2011-12-11 21:50:28 UTC
The reason to not have templates is that we do not really have a GUI designer for it, and a large part of designing Winforms UI is to use the designer.

We strongly recommend that users pick Gtk# instead.