Bug 33605 - Android label caps at 100 lines of text
Summary: Android label caps at 100 lines of text
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.5.0
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2015-09-03 11:27 UTC by Paul DiPietro [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-04-13 18:15 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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


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Reproduction Project (215.76 KB, application/zip)
2015-09-03 11:38 UTC, Paul DiPietro [MSFT]
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Description Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2015-09-03 11:27:41 UTC
When running a Forms-based Android application, labels will cap out at 100 lines of text. This does not occur in iOS, nor does it occur in a Xamarin.Android implementation.

A sample project will be attached shortly.
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2015-09-03 11:38:58 UTC
Created attachment 12735 [details]
Reproduction Project
Comment 3 Michael 2015-09-07 10:24:44 UTC
A workaround exists if a custom renderer is made and we use 'SetMaxLines' on the Control like below:

protected override void OnElementChanged (ElementChangedEventArgs<Label> e)
{
	base.OnElementChanged (e);

	if (e.NewElement != null) {
		Control.SetMaxLines(1000);
	}
}

I have verified this works on my LG Nexus 5 running 5.1.