Bug 23923 - Empty Grid Layout creates XamlParseException
Summary: Empty Grid Layout creates XamlParseException
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.0
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-10-19 13:58 UTC by Scott Davis
Modified: 2014-10-19 14:22 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Scott Davis 2014-10-19 13:58:43 UTC
Setting up a Grid Layout in XAML to contain elements that are only added at run time (creating a placeholder), creates the exception:

Xamarin.Forms.Xaml.XamlParseException: Position 41:22. Property Content is null or is not IEnumerable

It should be possible to setup the layout with rows and columns to reserve space in XAML without the need to put a control in the layout prior to inflation.

This was seen debugging on Android.  Did not verify on other platforms.
Comment 1 Scott Davis 2014-10-19 14:22:20 UTC

After further testing this was caused by a ScrollView having two children instead of one.  Misleading error message and lack of designer resulted in a bad bug submission. Sorry.