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Created attachment 15404 [details]
Cannot use XamlC with OnPlatform in resources, the XF throws following exception (on both iOS and Android)
System.InvalidCastException: Specified cast is not valid.
at xamlcomptest.MainView.InitializeComponent () [0x00172] in <filename unknown>:0
at xamlcomptest.MainView..ctor () [0x00008] in /Users/prashantvc/Desktop items/Xamarin/309509/xamlcomptest/xamlcomptest/MainView.xaml.cs:12
at xamlcomptest.App..ctor () [0x0000e] in /Users/prashantvc/Desktop items/Xamarin/309509/xamlcomptest/xamlcomptest/App.xaml.cs:14
at xamlcomptest.iOS.AppDelegate.FinishedLaunching (UIKit.UIApplication app, Foundation.NSDictionary options) [0x00007] in /Users/prashantvc/Desktop items/Xamarin/309509/xamlcomptest/iOS/AppDelegate.cs:17
at at (wrapper managed-to-native) UIKit.UIApplication:UIApplicationMain (int,string,intptr,intptr)
at UIKit.UIApplication.Main (System.String args, IntPtr principal, IntPtr delegate) [0x00005] in /Users/builder/data/lanes/2966/58ba2bc3/source/maccore/src/UIKit/UIApplication.cs:77
at UIKit.UIApplication.Main (System.String args, System.String principalClassName, System.String delegateClassName) [0x00038] in /Users/builder/data/lanes/2966/58ba2bc3/source/maccore/src/UIKit/UIApplication.cs:61
at xamlcomptest.iOS.Application.Main (System.String args) [0x00008] in /Users/prashantvc/Desktop items/Xamarin/309509/xamlcomptest/iOS/Main.cs:17
# Steps to reproduce
- Create Xamarin.Forms project
- Setup XAML ResourceDictionary
- Define a value using OnPlatform
- Reference the value in XAML
- Enable XamlCompilation
- Download and run the attached test case
# Using Xamarin.Forms version 220.127.116.1129
Should be fixed in 2.3.0-pre1
I have checked this issue with the XF 18.104.22.168-pre2 and observed that this issue has been fixed and no longer exist with this version of XF. Now user is able to run attached test same successfully without any exception.
This issue has been fixed, hence I am closing this issue.
I have update the Xamarin Forms to 22.214.171.124, but this issue still exist.
I checked this issue with Xamarin.Forms 126.96.36.199 and using attached sample in bug description. and this issue is working fine at my end.
@David, Could you please let me know some more information regarding your issue or Please file a separate bug for the same.