[MonoDevelop] Console.ReadLine Problem

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 12:43:27 EDT 2008

On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 1:14 AM, True Friend <true.friend2004 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am unable to read something from console from this method
> Console.ReadLine. Using monodevelop 1 and mono 1.9.1 on Kubuntu Hardy. It is
> working just fine if I write code in a .cs file and compile it with gmcs
> first and then run in with mono xxx.exe.
> It looks something wrong within the console implementation of MD.
> any ideas?

Reading input is not supported with the output pad (it's not a real
console, just a view of the program output). Enable the external
console in the project options and MD will launch a real console such
as xterm.

Michael Hutchinson

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