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Xamarin.Forms.Labs WP8

Hi there,

The controls of the Xamarin.Forms.Labs doesn't render in a WP8 project.
I'm creating a new project and include the Xamarin.Forms.Labs nuget package(stable only), create a page with a checkbox en and a chart for example
but on the windows phone it doesn't render anything, on the other hand on android is does render a checkbox.
I'm not getting any error, am i missing something?


  • RaphaelSchindlerRaphaelSchindler USMember ✭✭✭

    The Checkbox Control is pretty buggy in generell. It doesn't under iOS too.

  • RikvanEckRikvanEck USMember

    And also the charts won't work, i need those!!
    Why is the switch not a standard control in the forms library?

  • RaphaelSchindlerRaphaelSchindler USMember ✭✭✭

    Switch is a standard control in Forms as you can see here. Checkboxes are NOT a standard control on all 3 platforms, however Switch is on all three platforms. And in the Android Material Design the thing to go now are also switches instead of Checkbox. For the charts you could try out OxyPlot

  • RikvanEckRikvanEck USMember

    Thx Raphael, i totally missed the Switch control, for the charts i will check Oxyplot

  • RaphaelSchindlerRaphaelSchindler USMember ✭✭✭

    You're welcome :) I used Oxyplot in my previous app but that was build without Forms so I can't say if it works or not but I guess that it works. I hope he updated his wiki ;)

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