Essential Studio for Xamarin.Forms Release Notes

March 10, 2020


Bug fixes

  • [UWP & WPF] Now, the click command will be raised properly inside the SfExpander header.


Bug Fixes

  • #I264602 - [iOS]Now, the Calendar will no longer throw exception on click and swipe month label.

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Bug Fixes

  • [iOS] Now, blank space does not appear between keyboard and message editor view in iOS devices with a notch in it.


Breaking Changes

  • To provide support to the text property of the REPL automation framework of Xamarin, the cell value is now appended to the AutomationId property. Earlier the AutomationID property followed the syntax (SfDataGrid.AutomationId + R{RowIndex}C{ColumnIndex}) i.e. App.Tap(myDataGrid R1C1). Now the AutomationID syntax has been changed to (SfDataGrid.AutomationId + R{RowIndex}C{ColumnIndex} + {CellValue}) i.e. App.Tap(“myDataGrid R1C1 Employee Name”).

Bug Fixes

  • #I266650 - The NullReferenceException is no longer thrown while disposing the datagrid that has CaptionSummaryRow and custom ColumnSizer.
  • Now, GridColumn.HeaderFontAttribute applies properly for header rows when applied from QueryCellStyle event handler, even in applications running Xamarin.Forms 4.1 & upwards.
  • Now, GridImageColumn will work properly when DataTable collections are bound to SfDataGrid.ItemsSource.


Bug Fixes

  • #F150353 - The quality of the display of PDF pages will no longer be reduced in landscape orientation.
  • #I250329 - Quality of small handwritten signature will no longer be reduced when the PDF is saved.
  • [Android] Hidden form fields will no longer be displayed.



  • #I263770 : Support has been provided to use Xamarin.Forms.CollectionView as SfPullToRefresh.PullableContent.


Bug Fixes

  • #F151456 - Now, the ViewHeader will update properly with he locale in month view.


Bug Fixes

  • #263640 - Additional characters are no longer trimmed on setting the cell text with more than 32767 characters.
  • #263198 - Italian text in the input pivot table is no longer changed to English during Excel to PDF conversion.
  • #262501 - Exception is no longer thrown while copying the worksheet using the AddCopy() method.
  • #261038 - Formats are no longer removed when inserting a row above the formatted cell.
  • #261897 - Memory consumption issue while loading and saving the workbook with large number of data is now resolved.
  • #262745 - Exception is no longer thrown while refreshing the table with the updated datasource.
  • #263879 - StackOverFlow exception will no longer be thrown while accessing the calculate value with array formula.
  • #264179 - Refreshing a table now properly inserts the header row based on ShowHeaderRow property.
  • #263438 - Sheet views are now preserved properly while saving the Excel document.
  • #F150841 - Exception is no longer thrown in Excel to PDF conversion of pivot table with Row fields.
  • Formatting of cell ranges are now copied into clipboard using CopyToClipboard() method.
  • SmileyFace shape is now rendered properly in Excel to PDF conversion.
  • Combinational chart is now rendered properly in chart to image conversion.
  • Legend with marker is now rendered properly in chart to image conversion.