Events in Xamarin Rotator (SfRotator)

18 May 20217 minutes to read

Selection Changed

The SelectionChanged event is used to notify when the selection is changed by swiping or dynamically setting the SelectedIndex property of SfRotator.

ItemTapped

The ItemTapped event will be triggered whenever tapping the item.

<?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:local="clr-namespace:Rotator"
             xmlns:rotator="clr-namespace:Syncfusion.SfRotator.XForms;assembly=Syncfusion.SfRotator.XForms"
             x:Class="Rotator.MainPage">
    <rotator:SfRotator.BindingContext>
        <local:RotatorViewModel/>
    </rotator:SfRotator.BindingContext>
    <ContentPage.Content>
        <Grid HorizontalOptions="FillAndExpand" VerticalOptions="Fill">
            <rotator:SfRotator x:Name="rotator" 
                               ItemTapped="Rotator_ItemTapped"
                               SelectedIndexChanged="Rotator_SelectedIndexChanged"
                        ItemsSource="{Binding ImageCollection}" 
                        VerticalOptions="Start">
                <rotator:SfRotator.ItemTemplate>
                    <DataTemplate>
                        <StackLayout>
                            <Image Source="{Binding Image}" />
                        </StackLayout>
                    </DataTemplate>
                </rotator:SfRotator.ItemTemplate>
            </rotator:SfRotator>
        </Grid>
    </ContentPage.Content>
</ContentPage>
using Syncfusion.SfRotator.XForms;
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Xamarin.Forms;

namespace Rotator
{
    public partial class MainPage : ContentPage
    {

       RotatorViewModel viewmodel = new RotatorViewModel();
        public MainPage()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
            StackLayout layout = new StackLayout();
            SfRotator rotator = new SfRotator();
            rotator.ItemTapped += Rotator_ItemTapped;
            rotator.SelectedIndexChanged += Rotator_SelectedIndexChanged;
            rotator.ItemsSource = viewmodel.ImageCollection;
            var itemTemplate = new DataTemplate(() =>
            {
                var grid = new Grid();
                var nameLabel = new Image();
                nameLabel.SetBinding(Image.SourceProperty, "Image");
                grid.Children.Add(nameLabel);
                return grid;
            });
            rotator.ItemTemplate = itemTemplate;
            layout.Children.Add(rotator);
            this.Content = layout;
            this.BindingContext = viewmodel;

        }

        private void Rotator_ItemTapped(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            DisplayAlert("Notification", "Rotator Item is Tapped", "Ok");
        }

        private void Rotator_SelectedIndexChanged(object sender, SelectedIndexChangedEventArgs e)
        {
            DisplayAlert("Notification", "Selected Index is Changed", "Ok");
        }
    }

    public class RotatorModel
    {
        public RotatorModel(string imageString)
        {
            Image = imageString;
        }
        private String _image;
        public String Image
        {
            get { return _image; }
            set { _image = value; }
        }
    }
}

RotatorViewModel Class:

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Collections.ObjectModel;
using System.Text;

namespace Rotator
{
    public class RotatorViewModel
    {
        public RotatorViewModel()
        {
            ImageCollection.Add(new RotatorModel("movie1.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new RotatorModel("image1.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new RotatorModel("movie3.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new RotatorModel("movie4.png"));
            ImageCollection.Add(new RotatorModel("movie5.png"));
        }

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

The following screenshot illustrates the output of above code.

Rotator_SelectedIndexChanged
Rotator_ItemTapped