Bug 8777 - Monotouch.Dialog cells randomly appear blank, including hint text
Summary: Monotouch.Dialog cells randomly appear blank, including hint text
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: 6.0.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- major
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-12-05 12:57 UTC by Prashant Cholachagudda
Modified: 2017-02-13 16:25 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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

A test app demonstrating the bug (7.61 MB, application/zip)
2012-12-05 12:57 UTC, Prashant Cholachagudda
AppDelegate.cs - smaller repro (1.38 KB, application/octet-stream)
2012-12-05 17:38 UTC, Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT]
Test Case (7.90 KB, application/zip)
2017-02-13 16:25 UTC, Alex Soto [MSFT]

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Description Prashant Cholachagudda 2012-12-05 12:57:46 UTC
Created attachment 3060 [details]
A test app demonstrating the bug

When creating a form using Monotouch.Dialog, a random set of cells toward the bottom will always appear to be blank, including not showing assigned hints, despite whatever contents are assigned to them. Also, if you scroll to the top of the view and then back down to the bottom, sometimes a different random set of cells appear to be blank.
Comment 1 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-12-05 17:36:42 UTC
The problem is with the EntryElements with a null Caption, such as this:

emailElement = new EntryElement (null, "example@domain.com", String.Empty);

if you change it to a non-empty string everything works fine.

I have yet to determine the reason for this behavior though.
Comment 2 Rolf Bjarne Kvinge [MSFT] 2012-12-05 17:38:07 UTC
Created attachment 3062 [details]
AppDelegate.cs - smaller repro
Comment 5 PJ 2013-11-19 16:44:37 UTC
This bug was targeted for a past milestone, moving to the next non-hotfix active milestone.
Comment 6 GouriKumari 2016-01-11 19:55:41 UTC
Based on comment#1, I am changing the milestone.
Comment 7 Alex Soto [MSFT] 2017-02-13 16:25:05 UTC
Created attachment 19803 [details]
Test Case
Comment 8 Alex Soto [MSFT] 2017-02-13 16:25:23 UTC
This isn't reproducible anymore