Essential Studio for Xamarin.Forms Release Notes

March 4, 2016


Bug Fixes

  • #149496 - Word document layout options are now preserved properly in the generated DOCX document.
  • #151035, #151119 - An item with the same key has already been added. exception is no longer thrown while Mail merging.
  • TextBefore and TextAfter properties of merge fields are now preserved properly.



  • Support for named destination is added.

SfCalendar Preview


*#150815 – Support to customize weekend colors and option to show/hide SfCalendar header has been provided


Bug fixes

  • #151590 – Now the transition of the axis labels while zooming and panning are smooth.
  • #151333 – Data markers background color will be applied properly even if you add more than one line.
  • #151333 – Data marker label background will not be visible if text is empty.
  • #150388 – The issue with duplicate series appears when switching the tab in material design has been fixed.
  • #150993 – Now, selection working properly for transposed scatter series.



  • Support for LongPress event has been provided.

Known issues

  • Deploying SfDataGrid in Windows Phone and WinRT platforms will not work with Xamarin NuGet greater than due to cyclic layout calls in the Framework. This is a known issue and has been reported as a bug in Bugzilla and is being worked by Xamarin. Hence this version of SfDataGrid does not support Windows Phone and WinRT platforms. In case, if you prefer to run the SfDataGrid with version of NuGet, please contact our support team to get custom assemblies.


Bug fixes

  • #123185 – Value property two Way binding issue has been fixed.