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Rodney
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Rodney asked on 06 Nov 2018, 06:23 PM

I'm getting formatted html data i need to put into a list list view. My Web view is not displaying the format HTML. It show the html in plain text.

Here is my DataTemplate:

 <DataTemplate x:Key="ListViewItemTemplate">
                <telerikListView:ListViewTemplateCell>
                    <telerikListView:ListViewTemplateCell.View>
                        <StackLayout Padding="20">
                            <Grid>
                                <Grid.RowDefinitions>
                                    <RowDefinition Height="*"/>
                                </Grid.RowDefinitions>
                                <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                                    <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto" />
                                    <ColumnDefinition Width="*" />
                                </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>

                                <Image Grid.Column="0" Grid.Row="0" Source="{Binding UserIcon}" WidthRequest="35"/>

                                <StackLayout Grid.Column="1" Grid.Row="0" Orientation="Vertical">
                                    <StackLayout Orientation="Horizontal">
                                        <Label Text="{Binding UiDisplayName}" FontFamily="SFProText#600"
                                 FontSize="17" FontAttributes="None" TextColor="#FF000000"/>
                                        <Label Text="{Binding UiTimeStamp}" FontFamily="SFProText#400" FontSize="15"
                                 FontAttributes="None" TextColor="#B36A767D" />
                                    </StackLayout>
                                    <Label Text="{Binding Content}" />
                                    <WebView HorizontalOptions="FillAndExpand" VerticalOptions="FillAndExpand"
                                            Margin="0" Source="{Binding WebViewSource}" />
                                </StackLayout>
                            </Grid>
                        </StackLayout>
                    </telerikListView:ListViewTemplateCell.View>
                </telerikListView:ListViewTemplateCell>
            </DataTemplate>

 

Any Suggestions?

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Lance | Manager Technical Support
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answered on 06 Nov 2018, 07:39 PM
Hello Rodney,

Is the property a string property? You would also get the same behavior if you are using a plain ListView or even a WebView on the page by itself. The RadListView doesn't help prepare a WebView in any special way.

See this Microsoft documentation on how to use a web view with HTML string in memory by instantiating an HtmlWebViewSource. Once that is set up correctly, you will get the following result:

(screenshot of WebView in RadListView)




If you are still having trouble with using WebView and the HTML, I recommend posting this on StackOverflow or Xamarin Forums because we don't have any resources or documentation to help with plain Xamarin.Forms controls.

I hope I was able to point you in the right direction.

Regards,
Lance | Tech Support Engineer, Sr.
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