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Password (Property)
In french: Password
ODBCHFSQLNot available with these kinds of connection
..Password can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns).
    In this case, ..Password is used to:
    • find out whether an edit control is a "Password" control
    • Versions 16 and later
      modify (if necessary) the password type of an edit control.
      New in version 16
      modify (if necessary) the password type of an edit control.
      modify (if necessary) the password type of an edit control.
    The "Password" option allows the user to type a text without this text being visible on the screen: all the characters typed are replaced by stars ("*").
    Note: The "Password" type is an option that applies to the edit controls. This option is found in the "General" tab of control description.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.).
    In the case, ..Password is used to define the password of the user who is using the connection. In this case, if the connection is currently opened, it will be closed and re-opened with the new parameters during the first access to a file that is using this connection.
    Note: The connection can correspond to:
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Remark: From version 19, HFSQL is the new name of HyperFileSQL.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJava
// Is the "EDT_BankAccount" control a "Password" control?
ResPassword = EDT_BankAccount..Password
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppUser code (UMC)HFSQL Client/ServerOLE DBNative Connectors (Native Accesses)
MyConnection is Connection
// Describe the connection
MyConnection..User = "USER"
MyConnection..Password = "PASSWORD"
MyConnection..Server = "MYSERVER"
MyConnection..Database = "Database"
MyConnection..Provider = hAccessHFClientServer
MyConnection..Access = hOReadWrite
MyConnection..ExtendedInfo = "Extended information"
MyConnection..CursorOptions = hClientCursor

HOpenConnection(MyConnection)
Syntax
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Finding out whether an edit control is a "Password" control Hide the details

<Result> = <Control name>..Password
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control is a "Password" control,
  • False otherwise.
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the edit control (or name of the Table column) to use.
Versions 16 and later
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Modifying the "Password" type of an edit control Hide the details

<Control name>..Password = <New type>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the edit control (or name of the table column) to use.
<New type>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control must be a "Password" control,
  • False otherwise.
New in version 16
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Modifying the "Password" type of an edit control Hide the details

<Control name>..Password = <New type>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the edit control (or name of the table column) to use.
<New type>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control must be a "Password" control,
  • False otherwise.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Modifying the "Password" type of an edit control Hide the details

<Control name>..Password = <New type>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the edit control (or name of the table column) to use.
<New type>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control must be a "Password" control,
  • False otherwise.
WindowsLinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppUser code (UMC)HFSQL Client/ServerOLE DBNative Connectors (Native Accesses)

Defining the password used during a connection Hide the details

<Connection name>..Password = <New password>
<Connection name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of connection used. This name was defined:
<New password>: Character string (with quotes)
Password of the current user that will be used for the specified connection.
Remarks
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

"Password" option

The "Password" option only affects the display of the control content. The value of the control corresponds to the characters typed by the user (and not to the stars ("*")).
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Limit

..Password only applies to:
  • the edit controls.
  • the text table columns.
Related Examples:
WD Password Complete examples (WINDEV): WD Password
[ + ] The WD Password example is a "password chest". It can be used to manage the passwords created when using Internet sites but also passwords created for everyday life (such as PIN numbers, ATM codes, ....).
The security of the data is guaranteed by the use of HFSQL encryption. Therefore, even if the files containing this information happen to be stolen, this information cannot be used without knowing the main password.
The example can also be used to generate very strong passwords.
WM Password Cross-platform examples (WINDEV Mobile): WM Password
[ + ] Web sites, bank accounts, ... passwords are everywhere in out life. With WM Password, no need to store all the passwords of your different accounts. The application stores all your passwords in a secure way. WM Password can also generate secure passwords for you.
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