EntryCell EntryCell Class

Definition

A Cell with a label and a single line text entry field.

public class EntryCell : Xamarin.Forms.Cell, Xamarin.Forms.IEntryCellController
type EntryCell = class
    inherit Cell
    interface IEntryCellController
Inheritance
Implements

Remarks

The following example shows a basic use.

using System;
using Xamarin.Forms;

namespace FormsGallery
{
    class EntryCellDemoPage : ContentPage
    {
        public EntryCellDemoPage()
        {
            Label header = new Label
            {
                Text = "EntryCell",
                FontSize = Device.GetNamedSize (NamedSize.Large, typeof(EntryCell)),
                HorizontalOptions = LayoutOptions.Center
            };

            TableView tableView = new TableView
            {
                Intent = TableIntent.Form,
                Root = new TableRoot
                {
                    new TableSection
                    {
                        new EntryCell
                        {
                            Label = "EntryCell:",
                            Placeholder = "Type Text Here"
                        }
                    }
                }
            };

            // Accomodate iPhone status bar.
            this.Padding = new Thickness(10, Device.OnPlatform(20, 0, 0), 10, 5);

            // Build the page.
            this.Content = new StackLayout
            {
                Children = 
                {
                    header,
                    tableView
                }
            };
        }
    }
}

Constructors

EntryCell() EntryCell()

Initializes a new instance of the EntryCell class.

Fields

DefaultCellHeight DefaultCellHeight

The default height of cells.

(Inherited from Cell)
HorizontalTextAlignmentProperty HorizontalTextAlignmentProperty

Identifies the HorizontalTextAlignment bindable property.

KeyboardProperty KeyboardProperty

Identifies the Keyboard bindable property.

LabelColorProperty LabelColorProperty

Identifies the LabelColor bindable property.

LabelProperty LabelProperty

Identifies the Label bindable property.

PlaceholderProperty PlaceholderProperty

Identifies the Placeholder bindable property,

TextProperty TextProperty

Identifies the Text bindable property.

XAlignProperty XAlignProperty

Identifies the XAlign bindable property.

Properties

AutomationId AutomationId

Gets or sets a value that allows the automation framework to find and interact with this element.

(Inherited from Element)
BindingContext BindingContext

Gets or sets object that contains the properties that will be targeted by the bound properties that belong to this BindableObject.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
ClassId ClassId

Gets or sets a value used to identify a collection of semantically similar elements.

(Inherited from Element)
ContextActions ContextActions

Gets a list of menu items to display when the user performs the device-specific context gesture on the Cell.

(Inherited from Cell)
EffectControlProvider EffectControlProvider

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
Effects Effects

A list of the effects that are applied to this item.

(Inherited from Element)
HasContextActions HasContextActions

Gets a value that indicates whether the cell has at least one menu item in its ContextActions list property.

(Inherited from Cell)
Height Height

Gets or sets the height of the Cell.

(Inherited from Cell)
HorizontalTextAlignment HorizontalTextAlignment

Gets or sets the horizontal alignement of the Text property. This is a bindable property.

Id Id

Gets a value that can be used to uniquely identify an element through the run of an application.

(Inherited from Element)
IsEnabled IsEnabled

Gets or sets the IsEnabled state of the Cell. This is a bindable property.

(Inherited from Cell)
Keyboard Keyboard

Gets or sets the Keyboard to display while editing the EntryCell. This is a bindable property.

Label Label

Gets or sets the fixed text presented next to the Entry in the EntryCell. This is a bindable property.

LabelColor LabelColor

Gets or sets the Color used for rendering the Label property. This is a bindable property.

LogicalChildren LogicalChildren

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
Parent Parent

Gets or sets the parent element of the element.

(Inherited from Element)
ParentView ParentView

Gets the element which is the closest ancestor of this element that is a VisualElement.

(Inherited from Element)
Placeholder Placeholder

Gets or sets the placeholder text displayed in the Entry when the Text is null or empty. This is a bindable property.

Platform Platform

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
RealParent RealParent

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
RenderHeight RenderHeight

Gets the height of the rendered cell on the device.

(Inherited from Cell)
StyleId StyleId

Gets or sets a user defined value to uniquely identify the element.

(Inherited from Element)
Text Text

Gets or sets the content of the Entry of the EntryCell. This is a bindable property.

XAlign XAlign

Gets or sets the horizontal alignement of the Text property. This is a bindable property.

Methods

ApplyBindings() ApplyBindings()

Apply the bindings to BindingContext.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
ClearValue(BindableProperty) ClearValue(BindableProperty)

Clears any value set by SetValue for property.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
ClearValue(BindablePropertyKey) ClearValue(BindablePropertyKey)

Clears any value set by SetValue for the property that is identified by propertyKey.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
Descendants() Descendants()

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
EffectIsAttached(String) EffectIsAttached(String)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
FindByName(String) FindByName(String)

Returns the element that has the specified name.

(Inherited from Element)
ForceUpdateSize() ForceUpdateSize()

Immediately updates the cell's size.

(Inherited from Cell)
GetValue(BindableProperty) GetValue(BindableProperty)

Returns the value that is contained the BindableProperty.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
GetValues(BindableProperty, BindableProperty) GetValues(BindableProperty, BindableProperty)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
GetValues(BindableProperty, BindableProperty, BindableProperty) GetValues(BindableProperty, BindableProperty, BindableProperty)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
IsSet(BindableProperty) IsSet(BindableProperty)

Returns true if the target property exists and has been set.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
OnAppearing() OnAppearing()

Invoked whenever an Appearing event occurs. Implement this method to add class handling for this event.

(Inherited from Cell)
OnBindingContextChanged() OnBindingContextChanged()

Event that is raised when the binding context is changed.

(Inherited from Cell)
OnChildAdded(Element) OnChildAdded(Element)

Invoked whenever the ChildAdded event needs to be emitted. Implement this method to add class handling for this event.

(Inherited from Element)
OnChildRemoved(Element) OnChildRemoved(Element)

Invoked whenever the ChildRemoved event needs to be emitted. Implement this method to add class handling for this event.

(Inherited from Element)
OnDisappearing() OnDisappearing()

Invoked whenever an Disappearing event occurs. Implement this method to add class handling for this event.

(Inherited from Cell)
OnParentSet() OnParentSet()

Application developers can override this method to do actions when the cell's parent is set.

(Inherited from Cell)
OnPropertyChanged(String) OnPropertyChanged(String)

Method that is called when a bound property is changed.

(Inherited from Element)
OnPropertyChanging(String) OnPropertyChanging(String)

TApplication developers can override this method to do actions when the property named by propertyName is set.

(Inherited from Cell)
OnTapped() OnTapped()

Invoked whenever the Cell is Tapped.

(Inherited from Cell)
RemoveBinding(BindableProperty) RemoveBinding(BindableProperty)

Removes a previously set binding.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
RemoveDynamicResource(BindableProperty) RemoveDynamicResource(BindableProperty)

Removes a previously set dynamic resource

(Inherited from Element)
SendAppearing() SendAppearing()

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Cell)
SendCompleted() SendCompleted()

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

SendDisappearing() SendDisappearing()

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Cell)
SetBinding(BindableProperty, BindingBase) SetBinding(BindableProperty, BindingBase)

Assigns a binding to a property.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
SetDynamicResource(BindableProperty, String) SetDynamicResource(BindableProperty, String)

Sets the BindableProperty property of this element to be updated via the DynamicResource with the provided key.

(Inherited from Element)
SetValue(BindableProperty, Object) SetValue(BindableProperty, Object)

Sets the value of the specified property.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
SetValue(BindablePropertyKey, Object) SetValue(BindablePropertyKey, Object)

Sets the value of the propertyKey.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
SetValueCore(BindableProperty, Object, SetValueFlags) SetValueCore(BindableProperty, Object, SetValueFlags)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
SetValueFromRenderer(BindableProperty, Object) SetValueFromRenderer(BindableProperty, Object)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
SetValueFromRenderer(BindablePropertyKey, Object) SetValueFromRenderer(BindablePropertyKey, Object)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
UnapplyBindings() UnapplyBindings()

Unapplies all previously set bindings.

(Inherited from BindableObject)

Events

Appearing Appearing

Occurs when the visual representation of the Cell is being added to the visual layout.

(Inherited from Cell)
BindingContextChanged BindingContextChanged

Raised whenever the BindingContext property changes.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
ChildAdded ChildAdded

Occurs whenever a child element is added to the element.

(Inherited from Element)
ChildRemoved ChildRemoved

Occurs whenever a child element is removed from the element.

(Inherited from Element)
Completed Completed

Event fired when the user presses 'Done' on the EntryCell's keyboard

DescendantAdded DescendantAdded

Occurs whenever a child element is added to the elements subtree.

(Inherited from Element)
DescendantRemoved DescendantRemoved

Occurs whenever a child element is removed from the elements subtree.

(Inherited from Element)
Disappearing Disappearing

Occurs when the visual representation of the Cell is being removed from the visual layout.

(Inherited from Cell)
ForceUpdateSizeRequested ForceUpdateSizeRequested

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Cell)
PlatformSet PlatformSet

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
PropertyChanged PropertyChanged

Raised when a property has changed.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
PropertyChanging PropertyChanging

Raised when a property is about to change.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
Tapped Tapped

Occurs when the Cell is Tapped.

(Inherited from Cell)

Explicit Interface Implementations

IDynamicResourceHandler.SetDynamicResource(BindableProperty, String) IDynamicResourceHandler.SetDynamicResource(BindableProperty, String)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from BindableObject)
IElementController.SetValueFromRenderer(BindableProperty, Object) IElementController.SetValueFromRenderer(BindableProperty, Object)

For internal use by the Xamarin.Forms platform.

(Inherited from Element)
INameScope.RegisterName(String, Object) INameScope.RegisterName(String, Object)

For internal use only.

(Inherited from Element)

Extension Methods

SetBinding(BindableObject, BindableProperty, String, BindingMode, IValueConverter, String) SetBinding(BindableObject, BindableProperty, String, BindingMode, IValueConverter, String)

Creates and applies a binding to a property.

SetBinding<TSource>(BindableObject, BindableProperty, Expression<Func<TSource,Object>>, BindingMode, IValueConverter, String) SetBinding<TSource>(BindableObject, BindableProperty, Expression<Func<TSource,Object>>, BindingMode, IValueConverter, String)

Creates and applies a binding from an expression.

GetGroup<TView,TItem>(TItem) GetGroup<TView,TItem>(TItem)

For internal use by platform renderers.

GetGroupHeaderContent<TView,TItem>(TItem) GetGroupHeaderContent<TView,TItem>(TItem)

For internal use by platform renderers.

GetIndex<TView,TItem>(TItem) GetIndex<TView,TItem>(TItem)

For internal use by platform renderers.

GetIsGroupHeader<TView,TItem>(TItem) GetIsGroupHeader<TView,TItem>(TItem)

For internal use by platform renderers.

GetPath(Cell) GetPath(Cell)

For internal use by platform renderers.

SetIsGroupHeader<TView,TItem>(TItem, Boolean) SetIsGroupHeader<TView,TItem>(TItem, Boolean)

For internal use by platform renderers.

FindByName<T>(Element, String) FindByName<T>(Element, String)

Returns the instance of type T that has name name in the scope that includes element.

LoadFromXaml<TXaml>(TXaml, String) LoadFromXaml<TXaml>(TXaml, String)

Returns an initialized view by loading the specified xaml.

LoadFromXaml<TXaml>(TXaml, Type) LoadFromXaml<TXaml>(TXaml, Type)

Returns a TXaml with the properties that are defined in the application manifest for callingType.

Applies to