Bug 60322 - Xamarin.Forms 2.4 is loosing hidden entry background on iOS
Summary: Xamarin.Forms 2.4 is loosing hidden entry background on iOS
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 60261
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 2.4.0
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-10-23 13:33 UTC by Rafal Grzybowski
Modified: 2017-10-23 14:32 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

Sample solution demonstrating the problem (5.43 MB, application/zip)
2017-10-23 13:33 UTC, Rafal Grzybowski

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Description Rafal Grzybowski 2017-10-23 13:33:16 UTC
Created attachment 25403 [details]
Sample solution demonstrating the problem

Recently I have switched to Xamarin.Forms and now on iOS (10 and 11) the default white background for Entry controls is lost if the control was hidden and then shown.

A simple layout:

    <StackLayout Orientation="Vertical" Padding="50">
        <Button Text="Hide" Clicked="OnHideClicked"/>
        <Button Text="Show" Clicked="OnShowClicked"/>
        <Entry x:Name="PasswordEntry" Placeholder="Password" HeightRequest="44" AutomationId="PasswordStyleId" IsVisible="true"/>

looks like this:


But if I tap the Hide and then Show buttons with the following code behind:

    void OnHideClicked(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        PasswordEntry.IsVisible = false;

    void OnShowClicked(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
        PasswordEntry.IsVisible = true;

the white background is no longer there:


It works fine on Xamarin.Forms, but breaks on
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-10-23 14:32:59 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 60261 ***