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Created attachment 3287 [details]
The Intellisense and text coloring is missing in the axml files. Instead of following the standard XML editor colouring it seems fixed on a grey background, with dark grey text.
Attached are two files. 'Not-Styled' is the 'source view' as standard. The 'Styled' screenshot is if I put the content
into a separate xml file and view in Visual Studio.
Created attachment 3288 [details]
I am also having this problem. I use ReSharper as well but I have disabled it and this still have not fixed the problem.
Is their any fix on the horizon?
From Bug 1871:
Jonathan Pryor 2013-01-28 21:28:06 EST
After this workaround default opening of axml files with Designer is gone.
I have found that it might not be XSD problem and locations of schemas, but
rather VS API for loading file.
After accidentally introducing error in axml I have double-clicked on error in
Error window. Axml opened in XML source editor, but w/o intellisense,
subsequent double-click opened file in xml source editor but WITH intellisense.
*** Bug 7239 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Syntax highlighting is there, this is only about intellisense getting confused.
I believe that this was fixed in 4.7.10.
Today we have checked this issue with following builds:
We observed that when we open .axml file using double clicking on .axml and then click on Source tab and then search text using Ctrl+F then it does not search the specified text in .axml file and showing popup like 'File is already open. This is screencast for the same: http://screencast.com/t/rFKiyzH4eO
Hence reopening this issue.
Today we have checked this issue on following builds :
Now we are able to see text color and intellisence in axml file when we use "ctrl + F" key and search some text.
Hence closing this issue. Changing its status to verified.
Prashant, Saurabh: Allie is describing two different methods of opening the file. In one case it works, in the other case it didn't work.
You are both saying you tried the case *that always worked*, so you can't verify with those steps.
1. Create a new Android project
2. Open the .axml file by double clicking on it, then switching to the Source view
3. Begin typing / editing the source of the axml file.
You should get autocomplete and text coloring (the most basic intellisense) when, for instance, deleting and re-writing a line
In the universal monodroid add-in suite: https://testrail.xamarin.com/index.php?/cases/view/58329
Today we have checked this issue with the following builds:
Now Intellisense and text coloring is displayed in the axml file whether user search .axml file with ctrl+F
or user open's .axml file by just double clicking on it.
Below is the screencast for the same:
Hence changing this issue status as a verified.
I'm using Windows 8 and VS 2012. Intellisense is not working when I click the source tab in android designer. If a select open with->automatic editor selector (xml) it works.
This behavior happens in xamarin studio and visual studio.
I'm using Windows 7 and VS2012.
CTRL+F does not search the axml file.
There is no intellisense.
Hence reopening the issue.
tested on VSX 3.1.224 (july) and I am able to use both axml intellisense and Ctrl+F option within editor. Closing bug...
I still have this bug with 22.214.171.124 (VS2013 / Windows7)
CTRL-F still opens the floating "find and replace" box, which does not search the current .axml file.
And intellisense still does not work.