Password field code to share?
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Mar 21 10:06:56 EDT 2017
I've used this simple technique for years:
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On March 21, 2017 4:50:02 AM Tiemo Hollmann TB via use-livecode
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> there have been several solutions for password fields around the community
> (Eric Chatonet, .), but all I have seen so far are not complete (e.g. no
> copy/paste) or safe in handling or not fully handling all chars. The most
> comprehensive solution I have seen is based on the input of "rawKeyDown the
> Key" getting the chars, replacing them by asterisk or bullets and storing
> the clear password in a custom property. But that solution has a pitfall, it
> doesn't works with non standard ASCII characters, like German umlaute,
> because you can't retrieve the original char from numToChar(theKey) for
> theses non standard ASCII chars.
> Before inventing the wheel again, I wanted to ask, if anybody has a
> sophisticated piece of code for handling a password field willing to share?
> "Ask password" is not a solution for my case because the password field is
> part of a form.
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