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Inputbox and password mask

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Anyone know how I can have the input of an inputbox be masked as a password?
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by:Suat Ozgur
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to create your own inputbox with a form and PasswordChar="*" text box on it.

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by:PBuck
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Sorry friend ... you going to have to create your own as far as I know - this would be easy enough to make it even look the same.
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by:Suat Ozgur
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you can also check this to see this answer's certainty.

http://www.mvps.org/access/general/gen0020.htm

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No need to build your own Inputbox.  I tested this code:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=1214 

and it worked OK.  Thanks for the feedback!
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by:Suat Ozgur
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this is good.

Congratulations

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by:lumpy304
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Works great ameba
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by:ameba
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Thank you.
And extra points, hehe.
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by:Suat Ozgur
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to ameba:

Please check this question.

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?qid=20184397

May be you know the way to do it in VBA. I couldnot do that.

regards
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by:ameba
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Access, hmm... not my field, sorry.

Maybe App.Title is wrong... try vbNullString instead of App.Title (you must use vbNullString,  ""  won't work)

    EditHwnd = FindWindowEx(FindWindow("#32770", vbNullString), _
       0, "Edit", "")

Or maybe Access doesn't allow any event when InputBox is shown.

If user doesn't use APIs, I think the best is to create his own Dialog form.
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by:Suat Ozgur
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I think there is a problem around using FindWindow end also Ex API. I used ActiveForm.hwnd and hWndAccessApp also but doesnot work.

I agree with you about dialog form.

Thanks for reply.
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