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- Run the attached sample project
- Attempt to navigate to button C or button F
- Unable to set focus.
- When navigating from A to the right button C should get focus. Right from C should go to B. Up from C should go to F. Right from F should go to B. Down from C should go to D.
Also, should the initial focus be on button F?
Here is the button layout:
=== Xamarin Studio ===
Version 5.10 (build 988)
Installation UUID: 5df374dd-127a-4b3e-bfa6-0a872d52b886
Mono 4.0.4 ((detached/d481017)
GTK+ 2.24.23 (Raleigh theme)
Package version: 400040004
=== Xamarin.Profiler ===
=== Apple Developer Tools ===
Xcode 7.1 (9079)
=== Xamarin.Mac ===
Version: 220.127.116.11 (Starter Edition)
=== Xamarin.iOS ===
Version: 18.104.22.168 (Business Edition)
Build date: 2015-10-27 01:36:02-0400
=== Xamarin.Android ===
Version: 22.214.171.124 (Business Edition)
Android SDK: /Users/vincentr/Library/Developer/Xamarin/android-sdk-macosx
Supported Android versions:
2.3 (API level 10)
4.0.3 (API level 15)
4.4 (API level 19)
5.0 (API level 21)
SDK Tools Version: 24.1.2
SDK Platform Tools Version: 22.0.0
SDK Build Tools Version: 22.0.1
Java SDK: /usr
java version "1.8.0_45"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_45-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.45-b02, mixed mode)
=== Xamarin Android Player ===
=== Build Information ===
Release ID: 510000988
Git revision: e2bb36197f892ea0fd385585a02cf68cf4f03b5f
Build date: 2015-10-26 12:23:51-04
Xamarin addins: b333d5f54ab244893787ad30eee07e43112fe175
Build lane: monodevelop-lion-xcode7.1
=== Operating System ===
Mac OS X 10.10.5
Darwin Vincents-iMac.local 14.5.0 Darwin Kernel Version 14.5.0
Wed Jul 29 02:26:53 PDT 2015
There's no attachment to the bug report.
Created attachment 13689 [details]
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Created attachment 13698 [details]
Cleaned bin and obj from Vincent's sample project, uploaded directly
> When navigating from A to the right button C should get focus.
It seems Apple implementation prefers the more direct `B` button. There's no algorithm that will cover every case. Apple provides API to give you control over how focusing is done inside your views.
> Also, should the initial focus be on button F?
If you do not override the default behaviour (e.g. PreferredFocusedView) then you get the default behavior, which seems undocumented (did not find it). I suspect it might default to what's closest to the upper-left corner (as it where most people start reading a screen).
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