Designer is Not Loading
|2022.2.622||UI for WinForms||Desislava Yordanova|
After upgrading from version 2022.2.622 to any newer version, the form's designer may not be opened even though the correct assemblies are referred in the project and the license file is deleted.
If you have a RadRibbonBar on the form, this is a potential reason for the broken design time experience.
There was an issue related to RadRibbonBar which used to serialize the CreateAdapterMethod property in the resource file:
After decoding the serialized base64 content, here comes the assembly version displayed in the failed designer:
The issue has already been addressed and a fix was released in R3 2022. The CreateAdapterMethod property is not serialized any more. However, all broken resource files need to be manually handled and delete the serialized CreateAdapterMethod property from the .resx.