Grids come in all shapes and sizes. Along with grids come column sizing options. Using Xamarin Forms, column size options come in Auto, Pixel and Star *
Let’s talk about them.
Grid columns that are on Auto take up the space needed for the largest item in that column.
Grid columns that are a certain Pixel size are the column width of the number of pixels selected.
Grid columns sized by star sized, that star means portion size – as the page takes up all the mobile screen space available, each star is like a portion of the available space. In the below example, each of the columns have 1* worth of space, so they’re all equal.
In the next image, uses Star for the column settings and this shows how the column sizes change based on the number of * in each column.
Column sizes can be changed around based on what needs each page has.
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