xamarin forms tabbedPage icons in iOS

Jerome Mx 21 Reputation points

I'm trying to get to grips with TabbedPage, I've added child contentpages
and have included an IconImageSource attribute with the filename as shown below
<ContentPage Title="about" IconImageSource="about.png">

(the icon .png file is. in the resources folder of the ios project)

in the simulator I get tabs but no icons on them..? can someone help here..?



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  1. Wenyan Zhang (Shanghai Wicresoft Co,.Ltd.) 27,126 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    If the about.png is in the resources folder of the iOS project, you could select the png file and check if its Build Action is BundleResource,then clean the solution and build again.

    And you can check if the image is too large or too small to display properly. It is recommended to follow the guidelines(Tab bars - Navigation and search - Components - Human Interface Guidelines - Design - Apple Developer) to set an appropriate size image. The guide shows @2x or @3x suffixes on the filename, it means two and three times the resolution.

    Or you can add images to an asset catalog image set in the iOS project, and use the assets name to display :

    <ContentPage Title="about" IconImageSource="tabicon">// tabicon is the assets name on myside  

    For more details, you can see: Images in Xamarin.Forms - Xamarin | Microsoft Learn

    Best Regards,
    Wenyan Zhang

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