James Montemagno
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James Montemagno


Beautiful Android Compat Roboto Fonts in Xamarin.Android

In android 4.1 and 4.2 Google did something amazing, which was add the roboto [http://developer.android.com/design/style/typography.html] fonts as a default font family that you can switch between. It is as easy as setting “sans-serif”, “sans-serif-light”, “sans-serif-condensed”, and “sans-serif-thin” as the android:FontFamily. However the obvious issue here is that this is only available in 4.1+ (with thin only being available in 4.2). So if you want to target older platforms you have to do s…

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