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In the iOS Designer for tvOS, if you drag a new UIButton onto the design surface and try to edit the title, the keystrokes aren't accepted and you cannot change the title. The title is highlighted in the Properties field, but keystrokes don't register.
If you unselect and reselect the button, you can edit the title.
This is happening for any new control, not just buttons.
Can you show a screencast of the problem?
Here is a video: https://youtu.be/8umrtqAwRQA
The first time I select the new buttons name, even though I'm typing trying to change the name, nothing happens. If I unselect and reselect the button THEN I can change the name.
That screencast was perfect! I has tried exactly that but it worked fine for me.
Are you on Yosemite or El Capitan? And does this happen with the latest monodevelop/master builds? Can you also include Xamarin Studio and Mono version information?
This looks suspiciously like a bug we've been trying to figure out which randomly breaks the search field in the top right of xamarin studio, but this is slightly different in that you can recover from the breakage. I can't trigger it yet :(
Here's the Mac's info:
OS X El Capitan
Mac mini (late 2012)
Processor 2.3 GHz intel Core i7
Memory 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB
And My build Version:
Version 6.0 (build 3878)
Installation UUID: fb9e0af8-25b0-4923-bf17-6c3b3ed20714
Mono 4.3.0 (mono-4.3.1-branch/37d269c) (64-bit)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 403002114
Apple Developer Tools
Xcode 7.2 (9548)
Version: 126.96.36.199 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2016-01-28 14:11:40-0500
Version: 188.8.131.52 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/kmullins/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-mac_x86
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.4 (API level 19)
5.0 (API level 21)
5.1 (API level 22)
6.0 (API level 23)
SDK Tools Version: 24.4.1
SDK Platform Tools Version: 23.0.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 23.0.0
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.7.0_71"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_71-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 24.71-b01, mixed mode)
Xamarin Android Player
Location: /Applications/Xamarin Android Player.app
Version: 184.108.40.206 (Business Edition)
Release ID: 600003878
Git revision: 7488b4fca4f0095122f08d4781ace8b80541437e
Build date: 2016-01-28 18:19:12-05
Xamarin addins: e6b51d87bef1a3bea1172cfa5dd6007fb6871c6b
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-roslyn-dark-skin-64bit
Mac OS X 10.11.3
Darwin Motoko-4.local 15.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 15.3.0
Thu Dec 10 18:40:58 PST 2015
I have an alternative way of triggering the same problem:
1 Resize your Xamarin Studio until you can see the desktop and XS.
2) Click on the desktop to make XS lose focus
3) Click on the 'Search' box in the top right of XS. You'll see XS gets focus and the cursor is placed in the search box.
4) Click on the desktop again
5) Now click on any editor in the property panel
XS gets focus but the cursor is *not* placed inside the control you clicked on.
I think this is another GtkNSView issue so I'm CC'ing Cody in. If the issue i reproed is *not* the same as what you've described do let me know.