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I have a ListView with uneven rows. When I add a ViewCell to this ListView, the height of the row for that cell can be very wrong. Using BackgroundColor on the content of the ViewCell, I can see that the content is the right height, but the ViewCell is drawn with the wrong height (typically much too large).
After long investigation, I found the trigger for the incorrect height. Strangely, it is a Width property.
Within the UI hierarchy within the ViewCell, I have a Grid that is 2 columns wide and 1 column high.
Initially, I had both column definitions set to have Width = new GridLength(1, GridUnitType.Star)
However, it turns out that even setting one column definition Width to use new GridLength(1, GridUnitType.Star) makes the ViewCell end up with an incorrect Height.
The workaround for my particular scenario was to set the column definition Width = GridLength.Auto for both columns.
_columnDefinition1 = new ColumnDefinition
Width = GridLength.Auto // Using new GridLength(1, GridUnitType.Star) here makes the ViewCell height incorrect
I see this probably most vividly on Android.
I should have mentioned that I am using XF 22.214.171.124
Sorry, make that 126.96.36.199 - NuGet is going through one of its phases where it shows the wrong numbers again :-( Time for a re-start.
I am fairly certain this has the same root cause as 37862.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 37862 ***