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A password field is like a text field that doesn't display the text that is being edited. You may alter the echo character ( * ) if you'd like.

Properties

editor_notesOn 8.1.16 release, add row below Quality:Data
NameDescriptionProperty TypeScriptingCategory
Background ColorThe background color of the component.Color.backgroundAppearance
Border

The border surrounding this component. Options are: No border, Etched (Lowered), Etched (Raised), Bevel (Lowered), Bevel (Raised), Bevel (Double), Button Border, Field Border, Line Border, and Other Border.

Note_friendly

The border is unaffected by rotation.

Border.borderCommon
CursorThe mouse cursor to use when hovering over this component. Options are: Default, Crosshair, Text, Wait, Hand, Move, SW Resize, or SE Resize.int.cursorCodeCommon
Echo CharacterThe character that is displayed instead of the real ones.String.echoCharacterAppearance
EnabledIf disabled, a component cannot be used.boolean.componentEnabledCommon
FontFont of text on this component.Font.fontAppearance
Foreground ColorThe foreground color of the component.Color.foregroundAppearance
Mouseover TextThe text that is displayed in the tooltip which pops up on mouseover of this component.String.toolTipTextCommon
NameThe name of this component.String.nameCommon
Quality

The data quality code for any Tag bindings on this component. 

QualityCode.qualityData
Reject Updates During Edit
New_in
Version8.1.16


If true, this field will not accept updates from external sources (like DB bindings) while the user is editing the field. Default value is true.

boolean.rejectUpdatesDuringEditBehaviorQualityCode.quality
StylesContains the component's styles.Dataset.stylesAppearance
TextText of this componentString.textData
Touchscreen ModeControls when this input component responds if touchscreen mode is enabled.int.touchscreenModeBehavior
VisibleIf disabled, the component will be hidden.boolean.visibleCommon
Deprecated Properties
Data QualityThe data quality code for any Tag bindings on this component.int.dataQualityDeprecated

Scripting

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Examples

Panel
titlePassword Field with Question Marks as the Echo Character

Property NameValue
Echo Character?