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Email and Password editors on iOS

This example will demonstrate how to add custom editors in iOS DataForm.

First, create a sample class.

public class Account
    [DisplayOptions(Header = "Username", PlaceholderText = "user name", Group = "Registration Info")]
    [StringLengthValidator(5, 30, "Username should be longer than 5 symbols.")]
    public string UserName { get; set; }

    [DisplayOptions(Header = "Email", PlaceholderText = "email", Group = "Registration Info")]
    public string Email { get; set; }

    [DisplayOptions(Header = "Password", PlaceholderText = "password", Position = 2, Group = "Registration Info")]
    [StringLengthValidator(5, 30, "Password should be longed than 5 symbols.")]
    public string Password { get; set; }

Then, setup the source and register the editor types.

dataForm.Source = new Account();

dataForm.RegisterEditor("Email", EditorType.Custom);
dataForm.RegisterEditor("Password", EditorType.Custom);
dataForm.RegisterEditor("Date", EditorType.DateEditor);

After that, you have to inherit from the default DataFormRenderer and override some of its methods.

public class EmailPasswordEditorsRenderer : DataFormRenderer
    protected override Type GetCustomEditorType(string propertyName, Type propertyType)
        if (propertyName == "Email")
            return typeof(TKDataFormEmailEditor);

        if (propertyName == "Password")
            return typeof(TKDataFormPasswordEditor);

        return base.GetCustomEditorType(propertyName, propertyType);

Finally, replace the default DataFormRenderer with the new one in AppDelegate.cs:

[assembly: ExportRenderer(typeof(Telerik.XamarinForms.Input.RadDataForm), typeof(EmailPasswordEditorsRenderer))]
You could check the result below:

DataForm Custom Renderer iOS

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