[Mono-winforms-list] Adding a DataGridView in gui designer view

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Thu Oct 23 11:59:58 EDT 2008

If you are trying to use MonoDevelop, it does not contain a GUI designer 
for Winforms projects.  Your best bet is to use Visual Studio to design 
your Winforms app, and then copy the resulting code/binary over to Linux 
to run with Mono.


indent wrote:
> hello everyone.
> i have just started learning C#, and when i saw that there exists a linux
> alternative i wanted to try it.
> i have a very small project, it has a window with a datagridview and a
> button, and when i press the button, it connects to an Access database and
> displays its contents (the db has a single table with 4 rows, and a single
> line of info).
> i did this in visual studio, but i have problems doing it in Mono.
> first i managed to get the project built from the source files i brought
> from the viasual studio project, the problem rises when i try to add a
> DataGridView in the gui designer.
> regardless if i add the widgets DataGrid and GridView or even Button (from
> Web and Windows form components) with the + button it doesnt show up in the
> toolbox list (but if i add gtk# widgets, it shows up).
> thank you

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