patternagnstusr

I downloaded XNA today from microsoft after installing the VS 2005 express edition. I then watched a tutorial on how to develop pong and noticed a difference in my IDE. when i go to create a new project, i do not have the option to create "Game(XNA)". Mine says: "Game". the text below the project type window says it's an XNA 1.0 game so i clicked it. I then noticed my default game1.cs class has no designer to it. There is supposed to be an expand option on the class so i can set properties such as height, width, etc. My game1.cs is simply a class with no way to view it in design time. Has anyone else experienced this Thanks.

Re: Game Technologies: General IDE problem

Canuck1

XNA Studio Projects don't support Form Designers, so you'll have to set the height and width manually.



Re: Game Technologies: General IDE problem

patternagnstusr

the tutorial i watcehd from learnxna.com showed the designer though. they were not dragging anything from the toolbox onto the form, but nonetheless, you could see a form, and then they were setting properties in the properties window such as form layout. It was the pong video demonstration that showed this.



Re: Game Technologies: General IDE problem

patternagnstusr

in particular, i'm seeing the demonstration provided the source code. it provided a game1.designer.cs. why is my project not generating this file



Re: Game Technologies: General IDE problem

Canuck1

Perhaps the tutorial was made with the first Beta release of XNA, as support for designers was removed in the Beta2 release. You can read more about that here:

http://blogs.msdn.com/xna/archive/2006/11/01/beta-2-changes-part-i.aspx

Hope that helps.





Re: Game Technologies: General IDE problem

patternagnstusr

Thanks so much. Now that i know there is no problem, i can move forward.