passwords in fields?
Jeanne A. E. DeVoto
jeanne at runrev.com
Tue Jan 22 02:50:00 CST 2002
At 10:19 PM -0800 1/21/2002, Chipp Walters wrote:
> Not sure how to create a field where typing a password is
>automatically replaced with ********* during the typing? Is this not a
>property of a field? Like set the password of fld 1 to true? Any ideas?
> thx, Chipp
It's not a field property, no. (You may be thinking of the ask password
command - this puts up an ask dialog that replaces typed text with
To do it in a field, I'd use a rawKeyDown handler in the field that takes
typed characters and appends them to a local variable or custom property of
the field, and inserts an asterisk in the field. Backspace you'd handle by
removing a character from the local or custom property and removing an
Or you could take a look at the card script in the ask password dialog.
Jeanne A. E. DeVoto ~ jeanne at runrev.com
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