Bug 30332 - on iOS setting button title animates.
Summary: on iOS setting button title animates.
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 1.4.3
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-05-21 22:48 UTC by George Cook
Modified: 2015-05-21 23:14 UTC (History)
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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description George Cook 2015-05-21 22:48:51 UTC
it's a ridiculous default behaviour from apple. It's very easy to turn off. But to do so requires that you wrap the call that set's the button text in setAnmation enabled calls, as such:

[UIView setAnimationsEnabled:NO];
[_button setTitle:@"title" forState:UIControlStateNormal];
[UIView setAnimationsEnabled:YES];

We can obviously do this in c# for iOS apps; but for Xamarin forms, we can't do this for the Button class.

it'd be insane for us to have to completely write our own button class from scratch just to get this behaviour, when you guys can just add 2 lines to your renderer (wrap the setting of the text). At most you'd need to add a property to enable/disable this absolutely terrible default behaviour.
Comment 1 George Cook 2015-05-21 23:14:50 UTC
thinking about it (with help as always from adam kemp), you guys shouldn't do this, as it's the standard iOS behaviour and while it's really silly, it'd be inconsistent to have a flag to turn it off just for iOS.