Getting Started with Xamarin.iOS SfNumericTextBox

This section explains you the steps to configure a numeric textbox control in a real-time scenario and also provides a walk-through on some of the customization features available in numeric textbox control.

Reference Essential Studio Components in your Solution

After installing Essential Studio for Xamarin, you can find all the required assemblies in the installation folders, typically:

{Syncfusion Installed location}\Essential Studio{version number}\lib

NOTE

Assemblies are available in unzipped package location in Mac

and below assembly reference to the iOS unified project.

iOS-unifed\Syncfusion.SfNumericTextBox.iOS.dll

Add SfNumericTextBox

  • Adding namespace for the added assemblies.
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  • [C#]
    
    using Syncfusion.SfNumericTextBox.iOS;
    • Now add the SfNumericTextBox control with a required optimal name by using the included namespace.
  • c#
  • [C#]
    
    SfNumericTextBox numericTextBox = new SfNumericTextBox()
    {
    	Frame = new CGRect(10, 50, 350, 40),
    };
    
    this.Add(numericTextBox);

    Enable Parsing Mode

    SfNumericTextBox provides option to display the value in double or decimal. Following code shows the Decimal parsing mode which can be set through ParserMode property.

  • c#
  • [C#]
    
    numericTextBox.ParserMode = SFNumericTextBoxParsers.Decimal;

    Configuring properties

    Format string, value and maximum number of decimal digits can be customized in SfNumericTextBox as below.

  • c#
  • [C#]
    
    SfNumericTextBox numericTextBox = new SfNumericTextBox()
    {
    	Value = 1000,
    	Watermark = "Principal Amount",
    	MaximumNumberDecimalDigits = 2,
    	FormatString = "c",
    	AllowNull = true,
    	CultureInfo = new NSLocale("en_us"),
    	PercentDisplayMode = SFNumericTextBoxPercentDisplayMode.Compute
    };

    Display the SfNumericTextBox with customization features

    You can find the complete getting started sample from this link.