Prompt for a Password

Description

The Prompt for a Password action will prompt the user for a password and store it in a variable.

 Procedure

  1. Optionally, enter the title of the dialog box in the Dialog Title field. Optionally, click the 'xy' button to open the Expression Builder.

  2. Optionally enter a prompt that will appear next to the input control in the Prompt field. Optionally, click the 'xy' button to open the Expression Builder.

  3. Enter the name of the variable that will receive the value that the user enters in the Variable Name field.

  4. Optionally, enter a default value in the Default Value field. Many consider it unadvisable to have a default value for a password. Optionally, click the 'xy' button to open the Expression Builder.

  5. Click the Test Dialog button to see how it will appear.

  6. Optionally change the mask character. This is what will be displayed instead of the password characters. It is purely cosmetic.

  7. Click Next >.

  8. Optionally modify the comment that describes the action.

  9. Click Finish.

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