[MonoDevelop] How to Configure a Pad?

Todd Berman tberman@off.net
Mon, 29 Nov 2004 11:13:20 -0800

On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 17:06 +0000, Alexandre Gomes wrote:
> Hi,
> I had implemented a test pad, using AbstractPadContent. I had configured 
> the pad in the addin.xml file. After I was unsuccessful I did a litle 
> research and found that I need to change one file, something about 
> SDIWorkspaceLayout. I changed it where it looks like it should be but 
> yet nothing happens. I have a Console.WriteLine in Pad's contructor but 
> it is never called. In fact, I delected some content from that files and 
> nothing happened too. So, can anyone give the the full instructions to 
> implement a Pad.
> 1. build the pad, implementing it using IPadContent or AbstractPadContent
> 2. add configuration into addin.xml
> 3. ???????????

Can you show what your addin.xml file looks like? And you do realize
that you have to put that file in build/AddIns/ for make run, and get it
installed into $prefix/lib/monodevelop/AddIns/ for the installed version
to pick it up.

Basically. First make sure your addin.xml file is being picked up by MD
(if it is a new file) and then second, make sure your pad extension is