[MonoDevelop] Importing ASP.NET MVC project from Visual Studio

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 06:40:12 EDT 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 2:54 AM, Noel Zeng <szen012 at aucklanduni.ac.nz> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am trying to import an ASP.NET MVC project created in Visual Studio
> to MonoDevelop (I'm using 2.4.) The solution (sln file) is read fine,
> and Monodevelop also launches xsp automatically when I run it.
> However, I would like to access MonoDevelop's ASP.NET MVC-specific
> features. Those features are not displayed when I open the project
> created in VS. For example, in a project created in MD, I could
> right-click on the Controllers folder to create another Controller.
> I'm sure there are other MVC-specific features too. This does not show
> in the project. What should I change in either the project files or
> Monodevelop to make this happen?

It sounds like the project flavor GUIDs aren't correct, look at the
csproj file in a text editor and copy the ProjectTypeGuids values.

Michael Hutchinson

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