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We have the problem that Dutch users cannot type in numbers with decimals like "2,75" when using the Numeric Keyboard on an Entry. They see a period (.) in the on screen keyboard, but tapping that doesn't do anything. There is no comma in the keyboard.
In the Netherlands, the comma (,) is the decimal separator. I guess that causes the problem. When we switch the tablet to English, everything works fine and you are able to type things like "2.75".
Tested on multiple Samsung devices.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 42000 ***
Still not working on XF 188.8.131.522 using language: Português (Brasil).
This is an android bug..
Fixed in android O
Not sure about Xamarin, but this is how I had to solve on native:
For entering the different data in editText, define a string for period decimal separator countries as "0123456789.-" and another string resource for comma separated:
where the value would be something like this if hard coded
That opened another issue when inputType="numberDecimal" on samsung devices. The numeric keyboard only shows a period, no comma.. To fix this issue you have a few choices
1) Ask user to use non-samsung keyboard - not really feasible.
2) Build a custom on screen layout/keyboard to do the data entry - overkill
3) Show the full keyboard, set inputType="text" (not bad, but a bit annoying)
4) Modify the IME action button, to be a duplicate comma/period for the action button, and when pressed, add it to the edit text.. (not great, but better than nothing)