Bug 60858 - DatePicker bug: default value is not set to current date despite defaultValueCreator
Summary: DatePicker bug: default value is not set to current date despite defaultValue...
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 2.5.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-11-25 10:56 UTC by Andrei.N
Modified: 2017-11-27 19:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Andrei.N 2017-11-25 10:56:41 UTC
When adding a DatePicker in a Page and just run the app, the default date displayed in the date picker is "1/1/1900"

  This happens to be the default value of MinimumDate property.
  See https://github.com/xamarin/Xamarin.Forms/blob/master/Xamarin.Forms.Core/DatePicker.cs#L16

  Also this is happening despite the fact that DateProperty has default value set to today's date:
  defaultValueCreator: (bindable) => DateTime.Today
  See https://github.com/xamarin/Xamarin.Forms/blob/master/Xamarin.Forms.Core/DatePicker.cs#L14

  Shouldn't the date picker display by default today's date?
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-11-27 19:18:11 UTC
This does appear to be the case so I'll set this to confirmed until further discussion can be made, but I cannot guarantee that any changes will be made with regards to this behavior.