Fraser Gordon fraser.gordon at
Sat Jan 11 19:40:36 EST 2014

Hi Mark,

I believe that the "password" property returns empty if there isn't a
password or true if there is - the password itself is never returned for
security reasons (imagine a useful plugin with a password-harvesting
trojan...). Engine-wise, there is a "key" property that is very similar
but I don't know if it is exposed to scripts - it should return true if
unlocked (i.e no password or correct password has been entered) and
false otherwise.


On 11/01/2014 23:14, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi,
> According to the Dictionary, one has to use mcEncrypt to check if a
> user entered the correct password in the ask password dialog window.
> Unfortunately, the mcEncrypt function has been removed from the
> engine. Also, ask password no longer returns an encrypted string.
> Is there any documentation about mcEncrypt being removed? I checked
> the release notes, but I see no mention of changes in mcEncrypt nor in
> the ask password command.
> -- 
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