Bug 8633 - ActionBarSherlock support library MapActivity
Summary: ActionBarSherlock support library MapActivity
Status: RESOLVED FEATURE
Alias: None
Product: Android
Classification: Xamarin
Component: BCL Class Libraries ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
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Assignee: Atsushi Eno
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Reported: 2012-11-28 10:59 UTC by Allie Miller
Modified: 2013-03-18 06:43 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Allie Miller 2012-11-28 10:59:58 UTC
Case #19762

In a project using the sample ActionBarSherlock bindings library. It currently doesn't support MapActivity so the attempted workaround was to add SherlockMapActivity as in attachments, but it doesn't let me override OnCreateOptionsMenu and OnOptionsItemSelected.

Since MapActivity just inherits from an Activity, you should be able to just override those options. However, the problem occurs when overriding normal methods. It only works on >3.0 versions. When using methods like in ItsAliveActivity.cs, you override methods. 

In the sample below, if you press the "back" menu button on the MapActivity, it won't work on <3.0 version but till on > 3.0 devices - it working is it showing a ToastMessage. It is unclear if the use of the MapActivity is correct or not.

In the case, you can find a test project with the example

Also posted on the Xamarin forums. That post is attached to the case
Comment 2 Atsushi Eno 2013-03-18 06:43:36 UTC
The same principle to Java applies. To override methods that exist only after 3.0, you need to set targetSdkVersion after 3.0. And to differentiate code depending on targetSdkVersion (but above minSdkVersion), you'll need to write:

if (Android.OS.Build.VERSION.Sdk < Android.OS.Build.VERSION_CODES.Honeycomb) {
  // write code for <3.0
}