Bug 35738 - ButtonRenderer UpdateTextColor function crash
Summary: ButtonRenderer UpdateTextColor function crash
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.5.1
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal major
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: E.Z. Hart [MSFT]
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-11-10 10:34 UTC by Dima
Modified: 2015-11-18 10:16 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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

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Description Dima 2015-11-10 10:34:11 UTC

After updating Android support library for Xamarin.Forms, to 1.5.1, my app crashed.
After some research I figure out that app crashes when calling base.OnElementChanged in OnElementChanged function.
I started to view Xamarin disassembled library code and noticed that, if text color not default (in my case) Xamarin code get the color from ColorStateList wich is null in my case and that's why app crashed.

I would like to change the Button text color as I wish without getting mess with ColorStateList.

My workaround to avoid crash is:

protected override void OnElementChanged(ElementChangedEventArgs<Xamarin.Forms.Button> e)
    if (Control == null) {//set custom control for the first time
        CustomNativeIconButton b = new CustomNativeIconButton(this);
    //set Element color to default -> call base() -> change color
    var color = e.NewElement.TextColor.ToAndroid();
    e.NewElement.TextColor = Xamarin.Forms.Color.Default;

I hope you can return previous functionality so I don't have to change mine.
Thank you in advance.
Comment 1 Rui Marinho 2015-11-18 10:16:56 UTC
Should be fixed in 2.0.1-pre1