Bug 2744 - Default Build action for .xml/.axml resource files should be AndroidResource
Summary: Default Build action for .xml/.axml resource files should be AndroidResource
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 2306
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Android Add-in ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alan McGovern
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-01-05 09:20 UTC by Jonathan Pryor
Modified: 2016-08-03 15:37 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Jonathan Pryor 2012-01-05 09:20:38 UTC

 1. Create a new Mono for Android project within MonoDevelop
 2. Within the Solution panel, expand the Project\Resource\layout tree.
 3. Right-click the layout folder, click Add > New File...
 4. Add a .axml file:
   a: The Mono for Android section doesn't have any XML/.axml entries;
      perhaps we should add one?
   b: Select the XML > Empty XML File type, and enter a filename (Foo.axml)

At this point, the Resources\layout\Foo.axml file has a Build action of Nothing. This requires that the user manually set the build action, which is silly. :-)

Alternatively, _everything_ added under the Resources folder should have a build action of AndroidResiource, including both .xml and .axml files.
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-01-05 16:00:09 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 2306 ***