Bug 47627 - Setting Label.FormattedText on UWP has no effect
Summary: Setting Label.FormattedText on UWP has no effect
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 2.3.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-22 12:13 UTC by David Britch
Modified: 2017-05-24 14:45 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

Sample (166.41 KB, application/zip)
2016-11-22 12:13 UTC, David Britch

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Description David Britch 2016-11-22 12:13:54 UTC
Created attachment 18594 [details]

I've created a basic sample for using Azure Search from Xamarin.Forms and it's revealed a problem with setting Label.FormattedString on UWP. The sample builds Label.FormattedString using Spans, and these are correctly displayed on iOS and Android. However, on UWP, despite setting Label.FormattedString, the output isn't respecting the BackgroundColor property being set on a Span.

Repro steps:
1. Go to the Suggestions page.
2. Enter the string "Mon" in the search bar.

Result: Search suggestions are returned from Azure Search and displayed in the ListView without hit highlighting on UWP.

Expected result: Search suggestions are returned from Azure Search and displayed in the ListView with hit highlighting on UWP.

Sample attached.