EditBase.StartIcon Property

Specifies the leading icon image.

Namespace: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Editors

Assembly: DevExpress.XamarinForms.Editors.dll


public ImageSource StartIcon { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

Icon image.


If the StartIcon property is set, the leading icon appears on the left side of the editor.

To set the image for the start icon, follow the steps below:

  1. Add the icon file (for example, icon.png) to your platform-specific projects:

    • Android
      Add the icon file to the Resources/drawable folder.
    • iOS
      Double-click the Assets.xcassets asset catalog, create a new icon image set, and add the icon to this image set.
  2. Assign the icon to the StartIcon property:

    <dxe:TextEdit StartIcon = "icon"/>

Use the StartIconColor property to color the icon.

The following settings allow you to set the action that occurs when a user taps the start icon:




Occurs when a user taps the leading icon.


Specifies the command executed when a user taps the leading icon.


Specifies the parameter passed to the StartIconCommand.

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