Bug 26476 - Xamarin.Forms.Cell does not trigger Forms.ViewInitialized event
Summary: Xamarin.Forms.Cell does not trigger Forms.ViewInitialized event
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.3
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-01-27 14:50 UTC by Sami M. Kallio
Modified: 2015-07-05 23:26 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

Sample solution that reproduces the issue. (172.61 KB, application/zip)
2015-02-09 17:18 UTC, Sami M. Kallio

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Description Sami M. Kallio 2015-01-27 14:50:06 UTC
Cell views cannot be automated for UI testing due to the event not being fired. Even if the cell has StyleId it cannot be assigned to native view field for UI automation.
Comment 1 Arpit Jha 2015-02-08 23:39:06 UTC
We have checked this issue and unable to reproduce this issue at our end .

Could you please provide us Sample Project,Build Info,Xamarin.Forms version,Xamarin.UItest version,Xamarin Test Cloud Agent version, So that we can able to reproduce at our end.
Comment 2 Sami M. Kallio 2015-02-09 17:18:34 UTC
Created attachment 9726 [details]
Sample solution that reproduces the issue.

Forms.ViewInitialized, in both iOS AppDelegate and Android MainActivity, does not fire up for any of the table cells nor the views inside them.

The output for the Debug.WriteLine(e.View) for iOS and Android respectively:

2015-02-09 17:02:08.211 StyleIdBug.iOS[1097:410303] Xamarin.Forms.TableView
2015-02-09 17:02:12.238 StyleIdBug.iOS[1097:410303] Xamarin.Forms.ContentPage
2015-02-09 17:02:12.241 StyleIdBug.iOS[1097:410303] Xamarin.Forms.ContentPage

Comment 3 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-03-05 07:04:36 UTC
Only VisualElements are initialized through the ViewInitialized event.
Comment 4 Sami M. Kallio 2015-03-05 09:03:29 UTC
How do you assign automation id's to cell views then?
Comment 5 Kent 2015-07-05 23:26:36 UTC
Why is this resolved? There's an outstanding question here: how are automation IDs assigned to cell views?