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Description of Problem:
I would like the ability to specify XCode as my default designer when I open a XIB file or a Storyboard. The Xamarin Studio iOS Designer is nice, but still has some performance issues and limitations compared to XCode. I've gotten quite used to XCode and can make UI changes quickly while I'm a little less productive using the built-in iOS Designer. It's also a pain to right click and select XCode every time. And out of habit, I double click a XIB file, and it takes minutes to open up in the iOS Designer, versus seconds when opened in XCode.
So I'd like to have XCode open up as my default designer rather than the built-in iOS Designer.
Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Open Xamarin Studio.
2. Double click any storyboard or XIB file.
The built-in iOS Designer opens the storyboard or XIB file.
Would like the option of specifying XCode as my default designer, so that when I double click a storyboard or XIB, XCode opens up by default.
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.10.2 (build 56)
Installation UUID: 1064f175-9ee6-4956-a072-38d862aa4269
Mono 4.2.2 (explicit/996df3c)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 402020030
=== Xamarin.Profiler ===
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 22.214.171.124 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/rmacias/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
4.2 (API level 17)
4.3 (API level 18)
4.4 (API level 19)
4.4.87 (API level 20)
5.0 (API level 21)
5.1 (API level 22)
6.0 (API level 23)
SDK Tools Version: 24.3.4
SDK Platform Tools Version: 23.0.1
SDK Build Tools Version: 22.0.1
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
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 7.2 (9548)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 126.96.36.199 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2016-01-29 16:59:11-0500
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
=== Xamarin Inspector ===
Build date: Thu Dec 24 17:34:23 UTC 2015
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 510020056
Git revision: bb74ff467c62ded42b7b7ac7fdd2edc60f8647b0
Build date: 2016-01-26 16:24:41-05
Xamarin addins: 8b797d7ba24d5abab226c2cf9fda77f666263f1b
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-cycle6-c6sr1
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.5
Darwin macworkstation2000.usa.cinemark.com 14.5.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.5.0
Tue Sep 1 21:23:09 PDT 2015
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 20437 ***