[MonoDevelop] Update "Addin Development Basics" with new install path

Joshua Granick bulkmail at joshuagranick.com
Thu Apr 5 05:36:30 UTC 2012


I just noticed there was an option to "Show All Files", so you can see  
files that exist in the folder, but aren't a part of the project.

Is there anyway, when generating a project, to set "Show All Files", or to  
have the project node expanded, by default?


On Wed, 04 Apr 2012 22:12:37 -0700, Michael Hutchinson  
<m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the heads up, I added a link at the top to a more up to
> date guide:  
> http://monodevelop.com/Developers/Articles/Creating_a_Simple_Add-in
> FWIW, with MD 2.8+ I'd recommend using the MONODEVELOP_DEV_ADDINS env
> var (as described at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9637994)
> instead of copying the dll into the install directory. I haven't had
> time to update the guides for this yet, since it does currently
> involve some manual editing of csproj files...
> -- Michael
> On 3 April 2012 20:56, Joshua Granick <bulkmail at joshuagranick.com> wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I am trying out add-in development for MonoDevelop, and enjoy the "Addin
>> Development Basics" tutorial, but the install path is wrong.
>> In fact, it took a lot of searching to find this out. Even the "User
>> Profiles" article had the wrong install path.
>> I'm using MonoDevelop 2.8 on Ubuntu 12.04. The install path is:
>>  ~/.local/share/MonoDevelop-2.8/LocalInstall/Addins
>> If the beginning articles could be updated to use the correct install  
>> path,
>> it would be very helpful. If you create a basic C# library and  
>> addin.xml,
>> and can't see it in the list of add-ins, it's very frustrating and
>> confusing.
>> Also, on an unrelated note, the passphrase for creating an account for  
>> the
>> MonoDevelop website is insane! It's good to keep out spam, but it took  
>> me
>> four tries before I got one right :)
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