Simulating password entry

Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Fri Aug 20 11:46:17 EDT 2004


Good point, Roger. My little app is intended for Mac OS X only, so I 
overlooked that detail.

Devin

On Aug 20, 2004, at 7:27 AM, Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com wrote:

> Devin,
>
> Your final script is WONDERFUL! I only made a slight modification to 
> make
> it more X-platform, On windows, ascii 165 looks kinda like a chicken
> footprint. Also, the default font apparently doesn't contain the bullet
> character on Win. I changed the font in the script, but of course that
> could be moved to preOpenStack so it only happens once. Anyways, here 
> is
> what I changed/added.
>
> switch (the platform)
>   case "MacOS"
>     put numtochar(165) after char eChar of me
>     break
>   case "Win32"
>     set the textFont of me to "Arial Black"
>     set the textSize of me to "12"
>     put numtochar(149) after char eChar of me
>     break
> end switch
>
> Kind regards,
> Roger Eller  <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
>
>> Thanks to all who sent suggestions. Here's what I came up with (beware
>> line wraps):
>>
>> global passwd
>>
>> on keydown whichKey
>> put word 2 of the selectedChunk of me into sChar
>> put word 4 of the selectedChunk of me into eChar
>> if eChar > sChar then -- some text is selected
>> delete char sChar to eChar of me
>> delete char sChar to eChar of passwd
>> end if
>> put word 2 of the selectedChunk of me into sChar
>> put word 4 of the selectedChunk of me into eChar
>> put whichKey after char eChar of passwd
>> put numtochar(165) after char eChar of me
>> end keyDown
>>
>> on backspaceKey
>> put word 2 of the selectedChunk of me into sChar
>> put word 4 of the selectedChunk of me into eChar
>> if eChar > sChar then -- text is selected
>> delete char sChar to eChar of me
>> delete char sChar to eChar of passwd
>> else
>> delete char eChar of me
>> delete char eChar of passwd
>> end if
>> end backspaceKey
>>
>> on deleteKey
>> put word 2 of the selectedChunk of me into sChar
>> put word 4 of the selectedChunk of me into eChar
>> if eChar > sChar then -- text is selected
>> delete char sChar to eChar of me
>> delete char sChar to eChar of passwd
>> else
>> delete char eChar of me
>> delete char eChar of passwd
>> end if
>> end deleteKey
>>
>> on returnInField
>> click at the loc of btn "connect"
>> end returnInField
>>
>> Devin Asay
>> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
>> Brigham Young University
>
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Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University



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