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When adding a capital "Ə" in the Label of a Xamarin Forms Android project, the letter is omitted from the label on Android 4.4.4 devices.
Steps to reproduce
1) Create a Xamarin.Forms project that includes Android, iOS and Windows phone projects.
2) Create a single page and set the letter "Ə" to it's Text property
3) Deploy to an Android 4.4.4 device
The "Ə" should show in the label
It is omitted
The lower case ə" does show up in the label.
The "Ə" does appear on 4.3 devices and Windows phones. It is unknown if it will appear on iOS devices as of the filing of this report.
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We are directly passing the string through to TextView.Text. It seems Android fails to handle this case correctly. I am not sure if this is an issue with our bindings or with android itself.
Such an issue cannot be a binding issue when it works on 4.3 but not on 4.4.4.
What are "4.4.4 devices" ?
Android 4.4.4 stays on Nexus-5
Thank you for taking the time to submit this report. After reviewing the description of this bug, we believe it no longer affects the current version of Xamarin.Android. If you are still experiencing the issue after updating your packages, please reopen this report with an attached reproduction.