Bug 48105 - Xamarin.Forms.Theme ResourceDictionary MergedWith fails in current build
Summary: Xamarin.Forms.Theme ResourceDictionary MergedWith fails in current build
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 2.3.3
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-27 04:38 UTC by TimeSlice
Modified: 2016-12-12 18:08 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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

Reproduction project (303.05 KB, application/zip)
2016-11-30 16:13 UTC, Anonymous

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Description TimeSlice 2016-11-27 04:38:18 UTC
Xamarin.Forms Themes do not work when using the current public release of Xamarin forms (

All instructions were followed as per:

Works fine when using Xamarin.Forms HOWEVER after updating the solution via Nuget to the current release the application can not initialize (The app object is null) after <ResourceDictionary MergedWith="light:LightThemeResources" /> is included in the App.xaml file.
Comment 1 Anonymous 2016-11-30 16:13:12 UTC
Created attachment 18719 [details]
Reproduction project
Comment 2 Anonymous 2016-11-30 16:13:40 UTC
I added a reproduction project since I just ran into this issue as well.
Comment 3 Stephane Delcroix 2016-11-30 19:22:22 UTC
Comment 4 Samantha Houts [MSFT] 2016-12-02 00:36:18 UTC
Should be fixed in 2.3.3-SR1. Thank you!
Comment 6 Parmendra Kumar 2016-12-12 18:08:20 UTC
I have checked this issue with Xamarin.Forms and this issue no longer reproducible with latest forms version.