Bug 58483 - Visual Studio XAML Intellisense shows RelativeLayout.BoundsConstraint (can't be set), but not XConstraint, YConstraint, WidthConstraint, or HeightConstraint
Summary: Visual Studio XAML Intellisense shows RelativeLayout.BoundsConstraint (can't ...
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.Forms ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2017-07-29 16:38 UTC by Nicholas Bauer
Modified: 2017-09-14 15:20 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description Nicholas Bauer 2017-07-29 16:38:09 UTC
As it says on the tin: I can type RelativeLayout.BoundsConstraint="", which lets me access {ConstraintExpression} Intellisense, but of course when it tries to compile this I get an error. The property-specific constraints aren't options and when used, don't provide Intellisense for typing the {ConstraintExpression}, but does compile and the expression work.
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-07-29 17:24:09 UTC
I believe this has to do with their being attached properties but I want to reassign this to VS to get feedback from them due to involving Intellisense.
Comment 2 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-08-03 08:23:23 UTC
Could you share the sample XAML or a sample project demonstrating this issue? It will help us to reproduce the issue and evaluate the fix
Comment 3 Nicholas Bauer 2017-08-03 15:33:06 UTC
I don't know if that would help. If I type a control e.g. "<BoxView Abso", Intellisense pops up with "AbsoluteLayout" as a suggestion, right?

If I type "<BoxView Rela", it suggests "RelativeLayout".

If I type "<BoxView RelativeLayout.", only suggestion is "BoundsConstraint". No XConstraint or YConstraint etc.

I guess, does this work fine for you all? If so, perhaps it's my install, which I'll take a look at more closely and get back to you.
Comment 4 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-09-04 05:26:05 UTC
Do you still have this issue? I am not able to reproduce this in latest version of VS 15.3.2 (https://www.dropbox.com/s/iw1zfp0b2dkor96/Screenshot%202017-09-04%2012.18.45.png?dl=0)

I am marking this bug RESOLVED, please reopen if you continue to have a problem with intellisense
Comment 5 Nicholas Bauer 2017-09-13 01:29:38 UTC
Yes, the problem still exists for me on latest release version 15.3.3.

w/ Xamarin
Comment 6 Prashant [MSFT] 2017-09-13 08:08:09 UTC

We are still not able to reproduce this issue.

Are you using Shared project or PCL? 

could you please provide
- Detailed reproduction steps
- Version information (Help → About Microsoft Visual Studio → Copy Info)
- Logs (Help → Xamarin → Zip Logs (last 7 days))
- Optional: project to reproduce your issue

It will help us to troubleshoot the issue
Comment 7 Jimmy [MSFT] 2017-09-14 15:20:27 UTC
I was able to reproduce this issue with VS 15.3.3 when using Xamarin.Forms However after updating to Xamarin.Forms 2.4.0-pre2 Intellisense now shows all RelativeLayout attached properties as expected.