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Does PTVS support forms designer?

Sep 26, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Will PTVS allow me to visually see my windows forms with drag and drop tools like if it were a C# program? I start with a IronPython windows application and the source is there but I don't see a design tab or anything like that.


Sep 26, 2014 at 5:33 PM
Not for Windows Forms, unfortunately. We support the WPF designer, but integrating into the Windows Forms designer is a huge amount of work and it's difficult for us to justify working on that versus other features.

I believe SharpDevelop has this feature (or they did at one point), so you may want to look into using that.
Sep 26, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Bummer! I did try SharpDevelop.. And it would be good for initial form design.... but if I tried to modify some of he source and then graphically moved something, it would get rid of some of my code.. Oh well Looks like the old fashion way for me! :-)