Bug 58741 - Border of Entry appears to have a minimum width, starts being clipped at smaller WidthRequests (~<50).
Summary: Border of Entry appears to have a minimum width, starts being clipped at smal...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Windows ()
Version: 2.3.4
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2017-08-13 20:08 UTC by Nicholas Bauer
Modified: 2017-09-25 16:06 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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

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Description Nicholas Bauer 2017-08-13 20:08:11 UTC
What happens: The right side of the Entry box border is cut off.

What should happen: The right side of the Entry box border should not be cut off.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<ContentPage xmlns="http://xamarin.com/schemas/2014/forms"
             xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2009/xaml"
             xmlns:local="clr-namespace:MyApp"
             x:Class="MyApp.MainPage"
             x:Name="root">

    <StackLayout Padding="10">
        <StackLayout Orientation="Horizontal">
            <Label Text="Value:" FontSize="Medium" />
            <Slider Value="1"  Maximum="100" Minimum="1" HorizontalOptions="FillAndExpand" />
            <Entry Text="1" WidthRequest="25" FontSize="Medium"/>
        </StackLayout>
    </StackLayout>

</ContentPage>

Seen on UWP, Android appears to be fine.
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-08-13 21:10:36 UTC
Also checked against the 2.3.6-nightly
Comment 2 Nicholas Bauer 2017-08-21 03:59:14 UTC
Turns out I was mistaken about the cause. The cause is setting WidthRequest to be too small. For some reason it will shrink the displayed width of the box, but the border of the box appears to have a minimum size than can't be less than 50 or so.
Comment 3 John Hardman 2017-09-25 16:06:56 UTC
The FormsTextBox rendered on UWP has a MinWidth property that can be set to 0 (it seems to default to 64)
.
However, I found it necessary to tweak some other properties to get the exact result I was after for the scenario where I want the Entry to be the minimum width for its content.

More details at: https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/comment/298504#Comment_298504