mask password with *** inputbox

sspicer

New Member
Joined
Jun 27, 2008
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I have found similar posts on the forum, but nothing without use of a userform.

I have the following code:

Code:
Sub Development()
    Pass = InputBox("Please enter development password", "Password")
    If Pass = "XYZ" Then
        UnhideAll
    Else: MsgBox ("Password incorrect, please try again")
    End If
End Sub

This works, but I want to hide the text as it is entered.
Is there a way I can enter this as a property? i.e. inputbox.text.property = ... or something?? I've tried what seems intuitive, but nothing works.

Help!
 

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DominicB

Well-known Member
Joined
Oct 3, 2005
Messages
1,569
Good morning sspicer

A userform is really the way to go, utilising the PasswordChar property of the textbox. If you really need to use the input box, then Ivan F Moala shows a way of doing that here, but it's not for the faint hearted.

I suspect you'll go for the userform method ... :biggrin:

HTH

DominicB
 

sspicer

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Joined
Jun 27, 2008
Messages
48
I see ... bit of a fiddle!!

yes, I'll move it around and have a userform instead then. :(

thanks!
 

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