John Peters John Peters - 9 months ago 55
C# Question

Visual Studio Tool Window Extension installs but window can't be seen

I've created a Visual Studio(Tool Window) Extension, which shows up fine (View/Other windows/ToolWindowName) when running experimental instance.

The problem is once I install it by clicking on VSIX file (so I can see it outside of the experimental instance) I can't find the window.

How do I debug this? Is there a VS extension boot log? Is there a way to see list of all "running tool windows" in VS or maybe reset all positions?

One last note, If I go to Visual Studio's installed extensions, it's there! Uninstalling and reinstalling doesn't seem to fix the issue.

Please advise...

Answer Source

I don't recall what I did to fix this problem, but it was a user error in losing track of where a VS window has been opened.