How to perform an operation while changing the carouselItem?

31 Oct 20196 minutes to read

We can perform operation while changing the carouselItem using SelectionChanged event. SelectionChanged event returns the index and selected carouselItem

<?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:carousel="clr-namespace:Syncfusion.SfCarousel.XForms;assembly=Syncfusion.SfCarousel.XForms"
             xmlns:local="clr-namespace:CarouselSample"
             x:Class="CarouselSample.MainPage">
    <ContentPage.BindingContext>
        <local:CarouselViewModel />
    </ContentPage.BindingContext>
    <ContentPage.Resources>
        <ResourceDictionary>
            <DataTemplate x:Key="itemTemplate">
                <Image Source="{Binding Image}"
				Aspect="AspectFit"/>
            </DataTemplate>
        </ResourceDictionary>
    </ContentPage.Resources>

    <ContentPage.Content>
        <carousel:SfCarousel x:Name="carousel"
			ItemTemplate="{StaticResource itemTemplate}"
			ItemsSource="{Binding ImageCollection}"
			ItemHeight="200"
			ItemWidth="200"
            SelectionChanged="Carousel_SelectionChanged"/>
    </ContentPage.Content>
</ContentPage>
using Syncfusion.SfCarousel.XForms;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using Xamarin.Forms;

namespace CarouselSample
{
    public partial class MainPage : ContentPage
    {
        public MainPage()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
            this.BindingContext = new CarouselViewModel();
            SfCarousel carousel = new SfCarousel()
            {
                ItemHeight = 200,
                ItemWidth = 200
            };

            carousel.ItemTemplate = new DataTemplate(() =>
            {
                Image image = new Image();
                image.SetBinding(Image.SourceProperty, "Image");
                image.Aspect = Aspect.AspectFit;
                return image;
            });

            carousel.SelectionChanged += Carousel_SelectionChanged;
            carousel.SetBinding(SfCarousel.ItemsSourceProperty, "ImageCollection");
            this.Content = carousel;
        }

        private void Carousel_SelectionChanged(object sender, SelectionChangedEventArgs e)
        {
            int count = (sender as SfCarousel).SelectedIndex + 1;
            DisplayAlert("SelectionChanged", "Carousel item:" + count + " has Selected", "Ok");
        }
    }

    public class CarouselModel
    {
        public CarouselModel(string imageString)
        {
            Image = imageString;
        }
        private string _image;

        public string Image
        {
            get { return _image; }
            set { _image = value; }
        }
    }

    public class CarouselViewModel
    {
        public CarouselViewModel()
        {
            ImageCollection.Add(new CarouselModel("carousel_person1.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new CarouselModel("carousel_person2.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new CarouselModel("carousel_person3.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new CarouselModel("carousel_person4.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new CarouselModel("carousel_person5.png"));
        }

        private List<CarouselModel> imageCollection = new List<CarouselModel>();
        public List<CarouselModel> ImageCollection
        {
            get { return imageCollection; }
            set { imageCollection = value; }
        }
    }
}