[MonoDevelop] Register a simple Add-In

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 13:37:18 EDT 2009

2009/4/7 Thomas Krieger <p.o.k at web.de>:
> Hello to all!
> first thanks to all the developers of monodevelop 2.0! At the moment i
> would like to extend the given ide with
> my own add-ins. My idea is to develop some UML Editor. Because MonoUML
> don't seem to get continued. I implemented some Dia Library on Cairo.
> And now i wanted to try to get the base structer of an own add-in with
> my own UML Modelling Project Type.
> So i read your Article: "Creating a simple addin" and some stuff from
> the Mono.Addin Reference guide.
> When i try to copy my first simple Add-In (As an assembly) with only an
> empty class and the resource of an ".addins.xml" file to
> "~/.config/MonoDevelop/addins" like described in "Creating a simple
> addin", the folder was missing on my side. The only structure i can see
> is the "addin-db" folder structure. So i looked around but cannot find
> any "addins" directory of MonoDevelop 2.0 and no point of starting with
> my own Add-In.
> Can anyone help me how to register this extension to monodevelop.

If you haven't installed any addins via the addin manager, the addins
directory will not exist, and you will have to create it manually.

Michael Hutchinson

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