Bug 24992 - Capital mid-central unrounded vowel omitted in Android Forms project
Summary: Capital mid-central unrounded vowel omitted in Android Forms project
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: 4.20.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal critical
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jonathan Pryor
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Reported: 2014-12-02 09:00 UTC by Allie Miller
Modified: 2017-08-08 17:41 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Description Allie Miller 2014-12-02 09:00:22 UTC
Overview
When adding a capital "Ə" in the Label of a Xamarin Forms Android project, the letter is omitted from the label on Android 4.4.4 devices. 

Steps to reproduce
1) Create a Xamarin.Forms project that includes Android, iOS and Windows phone projects.
2) Create a single page and set the letter "Ə" to it's Text property 
3) Deploy to an Android 4.4.4 device

Expected results
The "Ə" should show in the label

Actual results
It is omitted

Additional Information
The lower case ə" does show up in the label.
The "Ə" does appear on 4.3 devices and Windows phones. It is unknown if it will appear on iOS devices as of the filing of this report.


Versioning Information
Xamarin.Forms 1.2.3.0

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Comment 1 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2014-12-09 06:14:22 UTC
We are directly passing the string through to TextView.Text. It seems Android fails to handle this case correctly. I am not sure if this is an issue with our bindings or with android itself.
Comment 2 Atsushi Eno 2014-12-09 06:53:26 UTC
Such an issue cannot be a binding issue when it works on 4.3 but not on 4.4.4.

What are "4.4.4 devices" ?
Comment 3 Elvin 2014-12-09 06:54:43 UTC
Android 4.4.4 stays on Nexus-5
Comment 4 Jon Douglas [MSFT] 2017-08-08 17:41:31 UTC
Thank you for taking the time to submit this report. After reviewing the description of this bug, we believe it no longer affects the current version of Xamarin.Android. If you are still experiencing the issue after updating your packages, please reopen this report with an attached reproduction.