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UI_GET_PASSWORD Function

Syntax

Result_String as C = ui_get_password(C title ,C prompt [,C default_choice [,C password_character ]])

Arguments

title

The title of the dialog box.

prompt

The caption next to the data entry field.

default_choice

Optional. Default = "". The default value to display.

password_character

Optional. Default = the actual characters typed. The character to display as the user types.

Description

UI_GET_PASSWORD() creates and displays a dialog box to prompt for a password. The Result String will be empty ("") if the Cancel button is selected.

Example 

Prompts the user for a password and beeps if the password is incorrect.

password = "Alpha5"
user = ui_get_password("Password","Enter the password","","&")
if user = "" then
    end
end if
if user == password then
    ui_msg_box("Password","Accepted.")
else
    ui_beep()
    ui_msg_box("Password", "Password invalid.")
    end
end if

Limitations

Desktop applications only.

See Also