TabbedPage Page Swiping on Android

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This Android platform-specific is used to enable swiping with a horizontal finger gesture between pages in a TabbedPage. It's consumed in XAML by setting the TabbedPage.IsSwipePagingEnabled attached property to a boolean value:

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Alternatively, it can be consumed from C# using the fluent API:

using Xamarin.Forms.PlatformConfiguration;
using Xamarin.Forms.PlatformConfiguration.AndroidSpecific;


The TabbedPage.On<Android> method specifies that this platform-specific will only run on Android. The TabbedPage.SetIsSwipePagingEnabled method, in the Xamarin.Forms.PlatformConfiguration.AndroidSpecific namespace, is used to enable swiping between pages in a TabbedPage. In addition, the TabbedPage class in the Xamarin.Forms.PlatformConfiguration.AndroidSpecific namespace also has a EnableSwipePaging method that enables this platform-specific, and a DisableSwipePaging method that disables this platform-specific. The TabbedPage.OffscreenPageLimit attached property, and SetOffscreenPageLimit method, are used to set the number of pages that should be retained in an idle state on either side of the current page.

The result is that swipe paging through the pages displayed by a TabbedPage is enabled:

Swipe paging through a TabbedPage