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iOS crash when setting font sizes

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117603 Nov 14,2014 05:24 AM Nov 25,2014 11:47 PM Xamarin.Forms 4
Tags: SfChart
Steen Steiniche
Asked On November 14, 2014 05:24 AM

I have a problem setting font sizes if SfChart for iOS. An example:

chart.Title = new ChartTitle
TextAlignment = TextAlignment.Center,
Text = "Title text",
Font = Font.SystemFontOfSize(12)

The Font.SystemOfSize makes my iOS app crash - it works if i comment the line out. What am I doing wrong?

Prabakaran R [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 14, 2014 05:45 AM

Hi Steen,

Sorry about the inconvenience caused. 


We are able to reproduce the issue in iOS Xamarin.Forms. We will fix this issue in our next service pack release which is expected to be rolled out in the end of November, 2014. However, we have provided workaround for this issue in the below forum thread,


Please let us know if you have any queries.



Miha Markic
Replied On November 20, 2014 07:11 AM

A workaround I've found is to use Font.OfSize("Arial", size) or, I guess, other font families might work as well.

Suresh B [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 20, 2014 08:42 AM

Hi Steen,

Yes. You can provide all the platform specific font families, please refer the following code snippet,
Code snippet [C#]:
Font font = Device.OnPlatform(
iOS:      Font.OfSize ("MarkerFelt-Thin", 18),
Android:  Font.OfSize ("Droid Sans Bold", 18),
WinPhone: Font.OfSize ("Courier New", 18)
chart.Title = new ChartTitle(){ Text = " Chart Header", Font =font};
Please let us know if you require further assistance on this.

Suresh B.

Suresh B [Syncfusion]
Replied On November 25, 2014 11:47 PM

Hi Steen,


We are glad to announce that our Service pack 1 for Vol 3 2014 is rolled out and is available for download under the following link.




We thank you for your support and appreciate your patience in waiting for this release. Please get in touch with us if you would require any further assistance.



Suresh B


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