Bug 36518 - Android.Support.V17.Leanback.Widget.SearchEditText is not a View according to the Binding
Summary: Android.Support.V17.Leanback.Widget.SearchEditText is not a View according to...
Alias: None
Product: Components
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin Components ()
Version: Staging (addons.xamstage.com)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jon Dick
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-12-03 09:09 UTC by Boris Spinner
Modified: 2015-12-07 14:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Boris Spinner 2015-12-03 09:09:26 UTC
I can't use FindViewById to retrieve a SearchEditText because it isn't a View:

namespace Android.Support.V17.Leanback.Widget
  [Register("android/support/v17/leanback/widget/SearchEditText", DoNotGenerateAcw = true)]
  public class SearchEditText : Java.Lang.Object

According to the support library's source, it should be:

public class SearchEditText extends StreamingTextView

class StreamingTextView extends EditText

My best guess: this error occured, because StreamingTextView is a private class of the leanback support library?

Comment 1 Jon Dick 2015-12-07 14:33:59 UTC
Please try v23.1.1.0 from NuGet.  The SearchEditText class has been changed to inherit from StreamingTextView instead of Java.Lang.Object.