Xamarin.Forms Attempt to read from field ‘int android.view.ViewGroup$LayoutParams.width’ on a null object reference

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One of my forms started crashing after Xamarin.Forms update (I haven’t investigated which update broke this code)  Can you spot what’s wrong with this code (simplified)?

Screenshot 2020-01-30 at 09.37.19

This results in this following error box which was driving me crazy:

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Well, turns out that the “VerticalOptions=”End” is the code part that has been crashing the page all this time. I know this is not good coding (not to have some kind of layout on the ContentPage – but why does this crash? I don’t understand but note-to-self about this error message for the future.

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