Bug 40747 - VS XamlApp: Forms Xaml View derives from ContentPage instead of ContentView
Summary: VS XamlApp: Forms Xaml View derives from ContentPage instead of ContentView
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.Forms ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-04-28 00:45 UTC by adrianknight89
Modified: 2016-07-14 02:25 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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

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Description adrianknight89 2016-04-28 00:45:53 UTC
Testing out the new XamlApp VS template with Cycle 8 and XF I noticed a bug which I hope could be solved soon. When you add a new Forms Xaml View, code-behind derives from ContentPage instead of ContentView.

Looking forward to using the VS previewer (when it comes out) + XamlApp :)
Comment 1 Chris King 2016-04-28 19:57:46 UTC
Are you saying that Add > New Item > Cross-Platform > Code > Forms Xaml Page produced code behind that derives from ContentPage whereas you'd like it to derive from ContentView? If so, why is that unexpected behavior?

Warm regards,
Comment 2 adrianknight89 2016-04-28 20:18:31 UTC
@Chris King Not Xaml Page but Xaml View. See my original post. Xaml Page is fine, but Xaml View derives from ContentPage instead of ContentView.
Comment 3 Daniel Cazzulino 2016-05-09 20:57:31 UTC
Fixed, and we also took the chance to improve a bit on the template naming.

Comment 4 adrianknight89 2016-07-14 02:25:38 UTC
When will this fix be released? Should we expect it in Cycle 8 stable?