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Getting Started

This article will guide you through the steps needed to add a basic RadCheckBox control in your application.

1. Setting up the app

Take a look at these articles and follow the instructions to setup your app:

2. Adding the required Telerik references

You have two options:

If you don't want to add the all Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin nuget package, you have the option to add a separate nuget package. For RadCheckBox control you have to install the Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.Primitives nuget package. This nuget will automatically refer the Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.Common and Telerik.UI.for.Xamarin.SkiaSharp nuget packages.

  • Add the references to Telerik assemblies manually, check the list below with the required assemblies for RadCheckBox component:
Platform Assemblies
Portable Telerik.XamarinForms.Primitives.dll
Android Telerik.Xamarin.Android.Primitives.dll
iOS Telerik.Xamarin.iOS.dll
UWP Telerik.Core.dll

3. Adding RadCheckBox control

You could use one of the following approaches:

Drag the control from the Toolbox.

Take a look at the following topics on how to use the toolbox:

Create the control definition in XAML or C#.

The snippet below shows a simple RadCheckBox definition:

<StackLayout Orientation="Horizontal">      
    <telerikPrimitives:RadCheckBox x:Name="checkbox" />
    <Label Text="Agree to the Terms &amp; Conditions" />       
var mainLayout = new StackLayout() { Orientation = StackOrientation.Horizontal };
mainLayout.Children.Add(new RadCheckBox());            
mainLayout.Children.Add(new Label() { Text = "Agree to the Terms & Conditions"});

In addition to this, you need to add the following namespace:

using Telerik.XamarinForms.Primitives;

Here is the result:

CheckBox Getting Started Example

SDK Browser and QSF applications contain different examples that show RadCheckBox's main features. You can find the applications in the Examples and QSF folders of your local Telerik UI for Xamarin installation.

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