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  1. #1
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    May 2002
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    Unanswered: RE: How to mask data of a control in Access

    Hi everyone,

    I have a text box in Access when user types in his/her password I would like the field to display something like **** in the text box. The password field is a field in a table on SQL Server.
    I don't want to encrypt the table I just need to text box in Acces to display some character other than the password. I set the Input Mask property in Access w/ *** but doesn't seem to work.
    I'm using AC2K FE and SQL Server 2K BE via VBA.
    Thanks!

  2. #2
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    Dec 2002
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    Préverenges, Switzerland
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    textbox: properties / data / inputmask = Password

    works fine for me with a2k/server2k - promise!

    izy
    currently using SS 2008R2

  3. #3
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    May 2002
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    Re: How to mask data of a control in Access

    Thank you, izy.
    That is exactly what I needed.

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