Solved

How to encrypt a field

Posted on 2009-04-14
2
871 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-29
In MS Access 2007, we store user's password in a field of a table. How to encrypt this field so that user can't read the value of the field?

Thanks,

Luchuan
0
Comment
Question by:luchuanc
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
dmlyo150 earned 500 total points
ID: 24142754
does the data in the password field actually need to be encrypted or is applying a Mast sufficient?
Open the table in Design view. select the password field and press F6 to access the properties. change the Input Mask to Password.
HTH -davlyo
0
 

Author Comment

by:luchuanc
ID: 24142867
Hi dmlyo150,

The data in the password field actually need to be encrypted.

Thanks a lot for help,

Luchuan
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

It’s the first day of March, the weather is starting to warm up and the excitement of the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day holiday can be felt throughout the world.
In earlier versions of Windows (XP and before), you could drag a database to the taskbar, where it would appear as a taskbar icon to open that database.  This article shows how to recreate this functionality in Windows 7 through 10.
In Microsoft Access, learn the trick to repeating sub-report headings at the top of each page. The problem with sub-reports and headings: Add a dummy group to the sub report using the expression =1: Set the “Repeat Section” property of the dummy…
Add bar graphs to Access queries using Unicode block characters. Graphs appear on every record in the color you want. Give life to numbers. Hopes this gives you ideas on visualizing your data in new ways ~ Create a calculated field in a query: …

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question