RE: [Clip] Re: Masking text.
I didn't have any use for this information last year, but I do now. I have
read your e-mail and looked at your clip code. I have also read through the
NoteTab Clip Help, but I cannot figure out how to as you say, hide "your
password while it's being typed into a box."
Can you give me an example of how to do that?
From: John Zeman [mailto:john041650@...]
Sent: Saturday, January 10, 2004 9:59 AM
Subject: [Clip] Re: Masking text.
By coincidence I had written a short clip for myself just a couple
days ago that used a mask so my feeble brain cells are still somewhat
refreshed on the subject.
You can use a mask for pretty much anything you want with clip
wizards including hiding your password while it's being typed into a
box. Below is the clip I wrote to put text in a set width format,
the masks were used to limit the input to only numbers not exceeding
three digits in width, but I could have used the mask in other ways
as well. For example, to mask the typing of three characters while
accepting any of the keyboard keys I could just change 999 in the
clip below to ccc
; THIS CLIP FORMATS TEXT TO A SET WIDTH
; LAST MODIFIED: THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2004
^!Set %left%=^?[(S=3;M="999;0;?") Enter left margin =010]
^!Set %right%=^?[(S=3;M="999;0;?") Enter width of text =080]
^!Set %justify%=^?[(T=L;H=5) Justify Text?=_No^=0|Yes^=1]
^!Set %all%=^?[(T=L;H=5) =_All Text in Document^=0|Selected Text
^!If "^%all%" = "0" ^!Select All
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Larry Thomas <larryt@c...> wrote:
> I am not too sure but I think that you missed the point of masking
> as NoteTab is concerned. I might be missing something but I read
> file and the section on masking and it seems that the purpose of
> far as NoteTab is concerned is to restrict the type of imput that a
> will accept when you are running a masked wizard in a clip. It has
> at all to do with hiding your entries by replacing them with
> do not know if you could write a special clip to do this but the
> wizard will only do things such as limit the entry in the imput
> things such as all numbers, or only upper case or lower case, or
> certain number of characters.
> I also looked at ^!Filescramble and ^$StrDecrypt$ and ^$StrEncrypt$
> did not see anything that supports the hiding of imput characters.
> lrt@n... e¿ê
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