Steps to reproduce:
1. Create a project
2. Right click the project in the solution explorer
3. Select Add->Existing Folder
4. Choose a folder from somewhere on the hard drive that is not the current project directory
5. Again right click the project in the solution explorer
6. Again select Add->Existing Folder
Folder selection dialog should be open to the file path of the folder chosen in step 4
Folder selection dialog opens to the project directory
Note: the same behavior is exhibited if you substitute "File" for "Folder"
I had heard this bug mentioned a number of times as a known issue, but then I went to look for it and I couldn't find it.
Technically a feature request so filing as such.
Installation UUID: 696ec82d-03ab-4ea0-b735-a186f49a9d37
Mono 2.10.9 (tarball)
Package version: 210090011
Apple Developer Tools:
Xcode 4.5.2 (1847)
Mono for Android: 4.2.7
Android SDK: /Users/pjbeaman/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-mac_x86
Supported Android versions:
2.1 (API level 7)
2.2 (API level 8)
2.3 (API level 10)
3.1 (API level 12)
4.0 (API level 14)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.1 (API level 16)
Java SDK: /usr
Release ID: 30005000
Git revision: e159cf083bd327933166819d94245298898d6e3d
Build date: 2012-10-24 16:43:06+0000
Xamarin addins: eea2ed91ae8dd242b281d5ec8f6c2fbc63b4cd3d
Mac OS X 10.8.1
Darwin dynamic-025.bos.xamarin.com 12.1.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.1.0
Tue Aug 14 13:29:55 PDT 2012
Noticed the screencast has some of the actions slightly cut off, but I am just performing the steps as described, adding multiple existing folders in a row.
This behavior is all wrong.
I open solution1. I work and add folders and files to it.
I close solution1.
I open solution 2 and browse into a folder in my project.
I right click add files or folders. It now takes me to some random folder from solution 1.
If the folder location is saved, it can only save for the current project/solution. Once its closed it has to forget the spot and start from your current project path. Even then I think remembering is wrong. Whenever I right click and add files to a folder. It should default to that folder.
Yeah it should definitely save it only for the current project.
Fixed in version 126.96.36.199 (master)
Author: Lluis Sanchez
Commit: e5f0129e45fc5a96893e25f578fc25a8f446c1a5 (mono/monodevelop)
Fixed in version 188.8.131.5235 (cycle8)
Author: Lluis Sanchez
Commit: ec12ea3dd5b59de84d5007bff97f969439ab61cb (mono/monodevelop)