Bug 28578 - [Windows Phone] Entry control where IsPassword is true the delayed time to see what you type is zero
Summary: [Windows Phone] Entry control where IsPassword is true the delayed time to se...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Forms ()
Version: 1.4.1
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-03-31 05:10 UTC by Per Reitzel
Modified: 2016-04-08 19:56 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: windows entry ac
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Per Reitzel 2015-03-31 05:10:06 UTC
Having an Entry control on a Page where IsPassword = true it is not possible to see what you type.

In a few versions back of Xamarin Forms there was a short delay before it turn what you type into a dot. Now with the latest version of Xamarin Forms it only show the dot.

This Works fine on both Android and iOS where you still have the short delay before it change the character into a dot.
Comment 1 Ram Chandra 2015-05-04 07:30:13 UTC
I have checked this issue and I am also getting the same behavior:

I observed that when I use Xamarin.Forms: 1.3.5.6337, I am able to see the password value of entry control when ISPassword property is set to TRUE.  I have also checked the same with Xamarin.Forms: 1.4.3.6358-pre2 and I am getting the reported behavior with latest forms build. 

Screencast (issue exist with: 1.4.3.6358-pre2 ) : http://www.screencast.com/t/b35ZluMvJo
Screencast( issue doesn't exist with: 1.3.5.6337) :  http://www.screencast.com/t/bPgbjLOgo

Environment info:

Xamarin.Forms:  1.4.3.6358-pre2 

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