[MonoDevelop] Copying files to output directory in MonoDevelop

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 01:25:47 EST 2008

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 12:10 AM, Erik Ylvisaker
<eylvisaker at physics.ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> Hi, I am using MonoDevelop version 2.0 alpha 2.  I have a project with
> some images that should be copied to the output directory into a folder
> like [Output Path]/Images.   They are in my project in an images folder,
> and I have them set to copy to output.  However, they are just copied to
> [Output Path].  This same setup in the Visual Studio IDE worked for
> copying the images to the correct directory, and I thought it was the
> case with MonoDevelop 1.0 as well but I cannot test it to be sure.  Is
> this a bug I should file, or the intended behavior?  If this is the
> intended behavior, how does one insure that the files are copied to a
> subfolder of the output directory?

Could you file a bug? It seems I didn't check VS' behaviour well
enough when I implemented this.

As a workaround, you can instead use our "Deploy" feature, which is
much more flexible. Simply mark the file to deploy using the property
pad, and you can set target filename, patch, etc.

Michael Hutchinson

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