Simulating password entry

Mark Schonewille europe at
Thu Aug 19 11:29:32 EDT 2004


What about using my bullet font? It is in the section "More 
downloads" on my software homepage:

There is a bitmap version and a truetype version. The font 
should not be used with commercial projects.


Devin Asay wrote:
> All,
> I'm writing an app that simulates a network server login on Mac OS X. I 
> want the password field to behave just like normal password fields in OS 
> X; i.e., bullet characters appear in place of clear text. I've sorta 
> kinda got it working by trapping the keydown message in the password 
> field, but it's quirky. Before I spend a lot of time on this, I thought 
> I'd ask: Has anyone done this and would mind sharing a script?
> Thanks.
> Devin Asay
> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
> Brigham Young University


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