[MonoDevelop] MonoDevelop 0.12 and AspNetEdit

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 17:43:57 EDT 2006

On 9/12/06, monodevelop-list.1.tracyanne at spamgourmet.com
<monodevelop-list.1.tracyanne at spamgourmet.com> wrote:
> I did 1. and I don't get any items in the toolbox.

They only show up when the correct designer is active. The toolbox
will in future be used for other designer, and for text snippets.

> What does 2. mean? I don't have any controls to put anywhere.

When you're using the designer, you have ASP.NET web controls on the
design surface. You'll recognise the issue if you see it :)

> I'm running Mono, so 3. seems irrelevent.

I'm not sure if the problem was fixed before was released or not.

> I installed MonoDevelop from the RPM (I'm using the SuSE 10.0 RPMs), so
> 4. should have have been done.

Nope, the visual designer has not been officially released, and is
only available by building MonoDevelop from source.

> > and make sure that MonoDevelop is using
> > the same Mozilla runtime into which the XUL runtime was installed.
> How? I'm using Mandriva Linux 2006 with KDE 3.5.4 (with GNOME 2.1.2), my
> version of Mozilla is 1.7.11. My default browser is Firefox

Since you have both Mozilla and Firefox, it is possible that the
Monodevelop startup script will detect and use a different Mozilla
runtime to the one against which which JSCall# was built.
Unfortunately, AspNetEdit will only work if MD uses the same runtime
as JSCall#. You can force the Mozilla runtime with "export
MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=/usr/lib/mozilla" (or wherever Mozilla or Firefox is

> I still don't have any option for a Designer view, I can only see the
> aspx as html, but the code behind now displays correctly in the solution
> treeview. The test web application does compile and run but MonoDevelop
> hangs.

Do you have XSP installed? I really need to do runtime detectection of this...

Michael Hutchinson

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