Bug 14973 - DataTable and DataView debugger visualizers
Summary: DataTable and DataView debugger visualizers
Status: REOPENED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Debugger (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: Lowest enhancement
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: David Karlaš
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Reported: 2013-09-24 19:54 UTC by Jon Goldberger [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-10-13 17:01 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Jon Goldberger [MSFT] 2013-09-24 19:54:35 UTC
Hi,

Can you please add support to easily view the contents of a DataTable or DataView inside the Xamarin debugger? I believe this is really important when developing on C#.
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-09-24 20:50:24 UTC
If you want custom display of a particular class, you need to set a DebuggerDisplayAttribute on that class or implement a DebuggerTypeProxyAttribute for that class.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-09-24 20:51:03 UTC
For more info, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms228992.aspx
Comment 4 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-09-25 04:00:49 UTC
a) those are BCL classes, users can't add attributes to them
b) debugger visualizers are not the same as type proxies and display attributes

VS has built in ones for these classes, see http://blogs.msdn.com/b/farukcelik/archive/2009/11/24/where-s-my-good-old-friend-dataset-visualizer.aspx