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On windows phone DisplayActionSheet does not await properly. The task returns before the user makes a selection.
ToolbarItems.Add(new ToolbarItem("Actions", "actions.png", async () =>
string _option1 = "Option 1";
string _option2 = "Option 2";
var _result = await DisplayActionSheet("", "Cancel", "", _option1, _option2);
if (_result == _option1)
else if (_result == _option2)
Created attachment 9865 [details]
I have checked this issue but I am unable to reproduce this issue.
Steps I followed:
1. I have created sample project with the help of bug description.
2. Download the attached sample application
3. Build and deploy on android device
4. Click on toolbar icon
5. Select any option from DisplayActionSheet
I have checked this on windows emulator and observed that it is working fine.
Could you please provide sample application and build info ( Xamarin.VS + Xamarin.Forms) ? So that we can reproduce this issue at our end.
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The issue is not with Android. Check WINDOWS PHONE.
I will submit a sample...
Created attachment 10162 [details]
Demo app showing bug 27119
This seems to affect WinPhone only.
1) Start the app
2) Click "Show Action Sheet"
3) The label should update with the action sheet result
4) Click "Replace App.MainPage"
5) Click "Show Action Sheet"
6) Note the label text stating that the action sheet was not awaited
The same is true if you click "Navigation.PushAsync".
I vote for a priority bump on this issue because action sheets are used extensively in so many applications. I just don't see how it's possible to release a WinPhone app using Xamarin.Forms while this issue exists.
Priority bump please. When you change the MainPage, the await no longer works.
Xamarin, Priority bump please
Bug still exists.
Just to make it crystal clear and to hopefully get this on the CONF list, the issue only occurs once the MainPage has been changed after it has been initially set.
For example you initially set
Application.MainPage = new MyNavPage();
in your App.cs. Then later in code you change it again to
Application.MainPage = new MyOtherNavPage();
After this point, DisplayAlert and DisplayActionSheet both no longer wait for a user selection or action.
await DisplayAlert("title", "message", "accept", "cancel");
will not wait for any user input. It will show the Alert or ActionSheet correctly but the code will move on to the next line without waiting for the user to press accept or cancel.
This only affects Windows Phone and does not affect iOS or Android.
*** Bug 30377 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I have this bug also ! sam scenario
DisplayActionSheet doesnt' await if you invoke it after changing the mainpage.
still present in 1.4.3-pre3
Should be fixed in 1.4.4-pre1
I have checked this issue with Xamarin.Forms.184.108.40.20679-pre3 and its working fine at my end.
Hence closing this issue.