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This function is used in Python Scripting.

Description

Pops up a special input box that uses a password field, so the text isn't echoed back in clear-text to the user. Returns the text they entered, or None if they canceled the dialog box.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.

Syntax

system.gui.passwordBox(message [, title] [, echoChar])

  • Parameters

String message - The message for the password prompt. Will accept html formatting.

String title - A title for the password prompt. [optional]

String echoChar - A custom echo character. Defaults to: * [optional]

  • Returns

String - The password that was entered, or None if the prompt was canceled.

  • Scope

Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example would prompt a user for a password before opening the 'Admin' Screen.
 
password = system.gui.passwordBox("Please enter the password.")
if password == "open sesame":
   system.nav.openWindow("Admin")
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