Bug 39103 - Can't reuse code in Xamarin Forms to implement UWP sharing target
Summary: Can't reuse code in Xamarin Forms to implement UWP sharing target
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Windows ()
Version: 2.0.0
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2016-02-24 20:45 UTC by Erik Renaud
Modified: 2017-06-22 02:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Erik Renaud 2016-02-24 20:45:09 UTC
I have a Xamarin forms app and would like to implement the UWP Sharing target feature. If the app isn't running, it will load in the side pane. If it is running though, it crashes because of the "Load Application" which can only have one uwp windows hosting Xamarin Forms content.

It would be good if we could host xamarin forms windows in different OS windows in order to implement things like popups on uwp while reusing xamarin forms assets.

Also, the master detail pane is always open when the app initially starts on UWP.
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-03-01 22:11:37 UTC
I think this is something which would need to be looked into to see what the limitations are, if understood correctly. The second issue I believe has a PR open for it. I'll mark this as an enhancement for the time being.