Bug 36386 - SearchBar has No Textcolor
Summary: SearchBar has No Textcolor
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 36042
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 2.0.0
Hardware: PC Windows
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Reported: 2015-11-30 18:13 UTC by Rich Seviora
Modified: 2015-11-30 22:13 UTC (History)
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Description Rich Seviora 2015-11-30 18:13:25 UTC
Placeholder and TextColor values are not set. Inspection of view in debugging reveals that SearchBar.TextColor and SearchBar.PlaceholderColor both have -1 values on all attributes(RGBA, HSL).

https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/56218/xamarin-forms-2-0-0-6482-breaks-the-searchbar-text-and-placeholder-text-on-ios
Comment 1 Rich Seviora 2015-11-30 18:55:27 UTC
Further troubleshooting reveals that it's not listening to the style configured for it.  Making the following changes to my application resource dictionary (APPLICATION_NAME.xaml) did not update the component. Only setting the properties post initialization was effective.

    <Style TargetType="SearchBar">
      <Setter Property="TextColor" Value="Black" />
      <Setter Property="PlaceholderColor" Value="Gray" />
    </Style>
Comment 2 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2015-11-30 22:13:13 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 36042 ***