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.NET MAUI ListView Item Style Selector

The ListView component exposes conditional styling feature. It allows users to apply a different Style to each item depending on a specific condition.


The following example will demonstrate how to apply the Conditional Styling in the ListView control.

1. Set up the ListView control:

<telerik:RadListView x:Name="listView" 
                     ItemsSource="{Binding Source}">
        <local:ViewModel />
                        <Label Margin="10" Text="{Binding Name}" />
                        <Label Margin="10"
                               Text="{Binding Age}" />

        <local:ExampleListViewStyleSelector />

2. Create a simple data for the ListView component:

public class Person
    public Person(string name, int age)
        this.Name = name;
        this.Age = age;

    public string Name { get; set; }
    public int Age { get; set; }

public class ViewModel
    public ViewModel()
        this.Source = new List<Person> {
            new Person("Tom", 25),
            new Person("Anna",18),
            new Person("Peter",43),
            new Person("Teodor",29),
            new Person("Lorenzo",65),
            new Person("Andrea",79),
            new Person("Martin",5) };

    public List<Person> Source { get; set; }

3. You can set a different style for a specific item by using the ListViewStyleSelector class. We can use the OnSelectStyle method to change the styles of the items in the ListView control. A sample implementation of a custom class that derives from ListViewStyleSelector and overrides its OnSelectStyle method is presented below:

public class ExampleListViewStyleSelector : ListViewStyleSelector
    protected override void OnSelectStyle(object item, ListViewStyleContext styleContext)
        var style = new ListViewItemStyle
            BackgroundColor = Colors.Transparent

    styleContext.ItemStyle = style;
    styleContext.SelectedItemStyle = new ListViewItemStyle
        BackgroundColor = Colors.Gray,
        BorderColor = Colors.Red,
        BorderWidth = 2

    var sourceItem = item as Person;
    if (sourceItem.Age &lt; 18)
        styleContext.ItemStyle.BackgroundColor = Colors.Blue;
    else if (sourceItem.Age &lt; 65)
        styleContext.ItemStyle.BackgroundColor = Colors.Green;


The following image shows how the ListView control will look like when conditional styling is used.

.NET MAUI ListView Style Selector

For Item Style Selector example, go to the SDKBrowser Demo Application and navigate to ListView -> Styling category.

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