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Using FontFamily on SfComboBox results in Font not found

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142910 Feb 25,2019 05:09 PM UTC Feb 26,2019 10:15 AM UTC Xamarin.Forms 1
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Nick
Asked On February 25, 2019 05:09 PM UTC

Adding a sfComboBox to any project where custom fonts are successfully set up and working, results in an error message and crash when applying any of the FontFamily properties. Applying the same font family name to say a SfButton works.

Error:

Unhandled Exception:

Java.Lang.RuntimeException: Font asset not found GeosansLight.ttf#GeosansLight


App.XAML, inside resource dictionary:

   <OnPlatform x:Key="GeosansLight"  x:TypeArguments="x:String" Android="GeosansLight.ttf#GeosansLight" iOS="GeosansLight">
   </OnPlatform>

Property of SfComboBox:

     FontFamily="{StaticResource GeosansLight}"





Vanaja  Annasamy [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 26, 2019 10:15 AM UTC

Hi Nick, 
  
Greetings from Syncfusion.

We have analyzed the reported issue. In our current implementation we don’t set the font name directly(fontname.ttf#fontname) for ComboBox in android. If you set the font name like fontname.ttf#fontname for the ComboBox means it gets font name not found exception. We have already logged a feature report for this requirement to set the font name as like in the Xamarin forms. It will be available in any of our upcoming release We suggest you to set font family as fontname.ttf  to resolve this issue

Regards,
Vanaja R.A. 


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