Entry

Inheritance: Element -> NavigableElement -> VisualElement -> View -> InputView
Xamarin.Forms documentation: Entry API / Guide

For details on how the control actually works, please refer to the Xamarin.Forms documentation.

Constructors

ConstructorsDescription
Entry(text: string, onTextChanged: string -> ‘msg)Defines a Entry widget with a text and onTextChanged event.

Properties

PropertiesDescription
clearButtonVisibility(value: ClearButtonVisibility)Sets the clear button visibility. i.e. Never, WhileEditing.
cursorPosition(value: int)Sets the cursor position.
font(?size: float, ?namedSize: NamedSize, ?attributes: FontAttributes, ?fontFamily: string)Sets the font family used
horizontalTextAlignment(value: TextAlignment)Sets the horizontal text alignment.
verticalTextAlignment(value: TextAlignment)Sets the vertical text alignment.
isPassword(value: bool)Sets whether the entry is a password.
isTextPredictionEnabled(value: bool)Sets whether the text prediction is enabled.
returnType(value: ReturnType)Sets the return type. i.e. Done, Go, Next, Search, Send.
selectionLength(value: int)Sets the text selection length.
reference(value: ViewRef<Entry>)Sets a ViewRef instance to retrieve the Xamarin.Forms.Entry instance associated to this widget

Events

PropertiesDescription
onCompleted(onCompleted: ‘msg)Sets the event handler for the entry onCompleted event

iOS-specific Properties

PropertiesDescription
cursorColor(value: FabColor)Sets the cursor color.

Usages

Entry("Enter an email", TextChanged)
    .keyboard(Keyboard.Email)
    .textColor(Color.Red.ToFabColor(), Color.Blue.ToFabColor())
    .font(namedSize = NamedSize.Large, fontFamily = "Arial", attributes = FontAttributes.Bold)
    .textTransform(TextTransform.Lowercase)
    .onCompleted(TextCompleted)

Get access to the underlying Xamarin.Forms.Entry

let entryRef = ViewRef<Entry>()

Entry("Enter an email", TexChanged)
    .reference(entryRef)