Question about "that thing you key in that's not a user name when you're logging in"

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Dec 30 01:00:49 EST 2015


Actually, one benefit of this solution is that if you don't lock the screen, each character does show briefly all by itself. That's how I usually let it work. 

On December 29, 2015 9:54:15 PM CST, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
>That's the one I went with. I might adapt it to show each character
>briefly
>before hiding it and/or provide an option to show it in plain text.
>
>On Tue, Dec 29, 2015, 7:19 PM J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
>wrote:
>
>> On 12/29/2015 6:33 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>> > I know there is an "ask thing" command that will replace the thing
>with
>> > black dots as it is being typed in but is there some way to do that
>> using a
>> > regular field?
>>
>> Here is my favorite approach:
>>
>> <
>>
>http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/custom-password-dialogue-tp290635p290644.html
>> >
>>
>> After I read Bill Marriott's solution, I adopted it forever after. It
>> requires almost no work at all and takes advantage of LC's built-in
>text
>> handling. Very easy.
>>
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