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Can I add a search control to Android's ActionBar using Forms?

ChrisMcBrideChrisMcBride USMember ✭✭

I'd like to add a search control to Android's Actionbar. But I don't see any way to access the native actionbar. I tired to override the tabbedrender as well as the navigationrenderer. But I can only get access to the toolbaritems.
Is this even possible using Xamarin.Forms?


  • AlexanderGrfAlexanderGrf DEMember

    You wouldn't mind giving me some insight on how you managed to access the toolbaritems from the android project?
    Thanks in advance!

  • ChrisMcBrideChrisMcBride USMember ✭✭

    In the OnElementChanged of TabbedRenderer you'll get an ElementChangedEventArgs. This guy has a "NewElement" that contains "toolbaritems" which is a list of the toolbaritems.
    There may be a better way to get this element.

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