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If you add StackLayout containing a ListView containing BoxView with opacity set to less than 1 it renders opaque every third item.
If you remove the outer StackLayout it renders fine every time.
The attached sample solution provides the error out of the box. Just run the Android Project and every third BoxView will be completely black. All other boxes will be set to 30% opacity.
Look at MainView.Xaml and remove the outer StackLayout to produce the expected behaviour of BoxView.
The Xaml works in iOS and WP so the issue is on Android.
Created attachment 8994 [details]
A sample solution reproducting the issue.
I have checked this issue and able to reproduce this. To reproduce this issue I have followed the instruction and help provided in bug description.
Steps I followed:
1. Open attached sample application in VS.
2. Set android as start-up project.
3. Build and deploy it on emulator, scroll the view.
4. Observed that every third BoxView is completely black.
I also observed that after removing <StackLayout>...</StackLayout> from Mainview.Xaml file, the application works as expected.
VS trace Logs:http://www.screencast.com/t/GPdGENfyqh
Application output: https://gist.github.com/Rajneesh360Logica/dbae91c2880521eb8229
adb logs: https://gist.github.com/Rajneesh360Logica/24548f1bd05865455407
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This appears to be fixed in the current version.