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I'm trying to set a Button's text with Html.FromHtml("some html")
In Java this works:
But in Mono for Android that fails as there is no signature in SetText that accepts the Html.FromHtml span.
Is there another way this is supposed to work?
First, we made all of Java's getXXX and setXXX into C# properties, so in general, you do this:
myButton.Text = "Hello";
but we couldn't make it accept formatted strings as well as regular strings, so we had to add a second property that takes formatted strings:
myButton.TextFormatted = Html.FromHtml ("<small>(sub comment)</small>")
It's not ideal, but it was the compromise that allowed most people (who don't want formatted strings) to work in a sensible way, while still providing a way to use formatted strings.
Hope this helps!