I started over with a clean bench win7 64bit , vs2010prof, Net4.0 client and one source and two binaries codes from
unzip dotspatial1.4_minimal to c:\dev
unzip dotspatial1.4 extended to c:\dev
unzip dotspatial-72399 to c:\dev
then remove "read only" attribute for c:\dev and subdirectories and files.
load DotSpatial-vs2010 into vs2010
rebuild solution <-----this is a critical step, it put the support files into predefined directory C:\debug\bin
at this stage, the bench is ready to develop demoMap type application.
the get source file for mapwin6
load the project into vs2010
fix up the reference issues for
At this stage, it will build the app without error and warning, but the app will crash with known "skipping ....." error. I believe it is DLL/Framework version error. will work on it after I refuel my body.
PS. the admin suggested removing %APPDATA% to avoid the crash. I delete the mapwindow directory in %APPDATA% but app still crash.