Add Area missing from project (mvc) context menu - by Andy_Bfield

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ID 794178 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 7/16/2013 3:39:03 PM
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After creating a new mvc project, the context menu to add an area to the project is missing. 

EDIT: Found it at:  [context menu] -> Add -> Scaffold... -> MVC 5 Area
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Posted by rubberbay on 11/4/2013 at 1:02 PM
After updating my MVC 4 solution to MVC 5 in Visual Studio 2012 update 3, my Add Area, Add Controller,and Add View menu options are missing when working in the solution. Removing the MVC 4 project GUID seems to wipe out the menu options.

Followed the steps here:
Posted by Microsoft on 8/14/2013 at 10:10 AM
Thank's for submitting the feedback.

We actually plan to add back the add area context menu for RTM.

Yishai On Behalf of the MVC WebAPI Team.
Posted by Andy_Bfield on 7/17/2013 at 11:20 AM
The solution to this is that access to add area is in the context menu Add --> Scaffold ..

My appologies, his is not a bug, just a new user getting familiar with where to find things.
Posted by Microsoft on 7/17/2013 at 1:37 AM
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Posted by Microsoft on 7/16/2013 at 3:53 PM
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