Bug 24706 - BorderBrush for PasswordBox not working in Windows Phone
Summary: BorderBrush for PasswordBox not working in Windows Phone
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.3.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
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Reported: 2014-11-20 14:25 UTC by Anubhav Ranjan
Modified: 2015-01-14 16:55 UTC (History)
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Description Anubhav Ranjan 2014-11-20 14:25:50 UTC
Hi, 

One of the client using Custom Control and Renderer.
It's a custom control for Entry which has a property BroderColor used to set the BorderBrush of the Control using CustomRenderer in Windows Phone.

Somehow, the BorderBrush color works fine in case of TextBox but not in case of PasswordBox.

The sample can be found at https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/30949500/Xamarin%20Samples/EntryDemo.zip
Comment 1 Ram Chandra 2015-01-06 06:00:21 UTC
I have checked this issue and with the help of attached sample I am able to reproduce the reported behavior.

When I deploy the attached project I observed that "BorderColor" property is not working with text box when "IsPassword" property is set to true. However, if I set the "IsPassword" property to false it is working fine.

Screencast: http://www.screencast.com/t/7FjAegGrm6

Checked on Xamarin.Forms.1.3.0.6292 / 1.2.3.6257

I am not sure how to get logs for windows device/emulator. Please let me know if I can provide more info to this issue.

Environment Info:

Xamarin.Forms.1.2.3.6257

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Comment 2 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-01-14 16:55:29 UTC
The EntryRenderer on WinPhone is actually a Grid control with 2 children. These children are a PasswordBox and a PhoneTextBox. This is due to the fact that PhoneTextBox does not support secure entry, and PasswordBox does not support placeholders. You will need to assign the border brush on both of these children.