Bug 29269 - Frame view on Android missing shadow
Summary: Frame view on Android missing shadow
Status: RESOLVED NOT_ON_ROADMAP
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.2
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal minor
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-04-21 07:16 UTC by Prashant Cholachagudda
Modified: 2016-11-07 14:22 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Tags: ac android frame
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Prashant Cholachagudda 2015-04-21 07:16:31 UTC
HasShadow property is ignored on Android and we don't see any shadow on the Android devices. Meanwhile, it works perfectly on iOS

#Sample Code
		public App()
		{
			// The root page of your application
			MainPage = new ContentPage
			{
				Content = new StackLayout()
				{
					Padding = 20,
					BackgroundColor = Color.White,
					Children =
					{
						new Frame()
						{
							HasShadow = true,
							BackgroundColor = Color.Blue,
							Content = new Label()
							{
								Text = "This frame should have a shadow",
								TextColor = Color.White
							}
						}
					}
				}

			};
		}
Comment 2 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2016-04-08 19:44:57 UTC
Thank you for your report. At this time there are no plans to implement any changes around this issue.

Warm regards,
Xamarin Forms Team
Comment 3 nicollas braga 2016-07-01 15:05:59 UTC
Some suggestion about how to force a shadow on Android ?
 I'm trying to do something like https://developer.xamarin.com/samples/xamarin-forms/Effects%5CShadowEffect/

but it's throwing exception on InitializeComponents when design is build with xaml 

thx
Comment 4 sh.naz 2016-11-07 14:22:08 UTC
@Jason Smith, your answer doesn't make any sense. 
What do you mean by you dont "have a plan to implement any changes around this issue"?

Is it impossible, is that what you are saying, then I would rather prefer HasShadow removed from frame?