Automatic scrolling to edited text box in Xamarin Android.

Important note: this should work well with newer version of Xamarin (2.3.3). If you cannot update for some reason this article will explain workaround.


In previous article I explained how to detect show and hide events of software keyboard in Xamarin Android. I did it in my project because of the fact that some of text boxes was hidden by software keyboard that suppose to edit contents of those text boxes. In this article I will explain how to work around this issue in some older versions of Xamarin. Continue reading “Automatic scrolling to edited text box in Xamarin Android.”

Xamarin Style based on implicit Style

Next article about bugs in Xamarin will touch topic of Styles. Styles for all of controls not only Frame (and if you wondering why Frame you should check first two articles about Xamarin here and here).
First of all if you are using Styles in Xamarin you probably know how to define implicit styles. If not here is a sample:

    <Style TargetType="Label">
      <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="45" />

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Xamarin Frame and disappearing Outline

This is another article in mini series of Xamarin bugs and workarounds for them 🙂 Previous one you can find here.

This one is again about Frame control. I promise that another one will be about something else B)

Issue can be observed when you bind BackgroundColor property of Frame control and something will trigger change of view model source property binded to background color. Continue reading “Xamarin Frame and disappearing Outline”