Bug 59630 - Incomplete right-to-left support in PhoneMasterDetailRenderer
Summary: Incomplete right-to-left support in PhoneMasterDetailRenderer
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
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Reported: 2017-09-21 00:20 UTC by Franz
Modified: 2017-09-21 00:59 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Franz 2017-09-21 00:20:03 UTC
The PhoneMasterDetailRenderer on iOS (https://github.com/xamarin/Xamarin.Forms/blob/master/Xamarin.Forms.Platform.iOS/Renderers/PhoneMasterDetailRenderer.cs) does not fully support a scenario in which the user has selected a right-to-left language (e.g. Arabic) as the device language.

In this scenario, the Master page continues to slide into the view from the left hand side although it should slide in from the right hand side.

Only a few small changes are necessary to correct this issue. I've created a working example by copying and adjusting the PhoneMasterDetailRenderer code here: https://github.com/franzdevel/ExtendedMasterDetailPage/blob/master/ExtendedMasterDetailPage/ExtendedMasterDetailPage.iOS/Renderers/MasterDetailRenderer/MasterDetailRenderer.cs
Comment 1 Paul DiPietro [MSFT] 2017-09-21 00:59:07 UTC
Proper RTL support is on our public roadmap:

https://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/85747/xamarin-forms-feature-roadmap