Bug 21451 - Entry on ContentPage is extremely small
Summary: Entry on ContentPage is extremely small
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.2.1
Hardware: PC Windows
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Reported: 2014-07-18 18:10 UTC by Pierce Boggan [MSFT]
Modified: 2014-07-22 16:12 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2014-07-18 18:10:39 UTC
Description of Issue: Entry for Windows Phone projects seem to be really really small in certain situations. On iOS, the code works great, but on Windows Phone, the Entry fields are so small that you cannot even see the text you are entering.

Screenshot: http://screencast.com/t/DTVAIds9kwa
Code: https://gist.github.com/pierceboggan/1790086a9384b0464855

Version: 1.2.1
Comment 1 Eric Maupin 2014-07-22 16:12:14 UTC
Windows Phone's controls have a lot of built in padding, setting it to 35 includes that padding size and is simply not enough for it. I suggest using Device.OnPlatform to conditionally set a different size for Windows Phone.