Bug 36623 - iOS designer doesn't reload storyboard after it is changed in Xcode
Summary: iOS designer doesn't reload storyboard after it is changed in Xcode
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: iOS Designer (show other bugs)
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Pavel Yakovlev
URL:
: 44779 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-12-04 19:28 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2018-02-23 13:42 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: papercut
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2015-12-04 19:28:46 UTC
The iOS designer doesn't reload storyboard after it is changed in Xcode. Is it ignoring the XS file change events?
Comment 1 Alex Corrado [MSFT] 2015-12-07 21:31:05 UTC
Yes, we do not subscribe to those events. If we were to, we'd need to decide how to handle the case where the storyboard is dirty in the designer when it detects external changes.
Comment 2 Alan McGovern 2016-09-27 13:32:45 UTC
*** Bug 44779 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Pavel Yakovlev 2018-02-23 12:38:13 UTC
PR: https://github.com/xamarin/designer/pull/631
Comment 4 Alan McGovern 2018-02-23 13:42:24 UTC
For tracking purposes: https://github.com/mono/monodevelop/issues/3929

The preferred option is for the IDE to automatically do the right thing for all documents intead of *only* doing the right thing for CSharp documents. This would be far more useful than replicating everything ourselves in a way that makes us act differently to the rest of the IDE.