Hide Password until user clicks it, then reveal it.


Here's what I'm doing.  I'm making a client list for my company that includes the clients domain, username, and password (see attachment).  When I display the list, I would like to display asterisks, but when the user clicks on the password, it's revealed.
ScreenshotOr something similar.  The reason for this is when all the domains are listed, I don't want someone looking over shoulders to get the login creeds.  Anyhow, does anyone know how I would be able to accomplish this?

Javascript, php, jquery...anything should be fine.
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Place the actual value in a custom eg
<input type="text" value="" data-value="123456" class="password">

With jquery
$('.password').focusout(function() {
test page : http://jsfiddle.net/azZpq/
<input type="password" id="pwd1" name="password" />
<input type="text" id="pwd2" />

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$(document).ready(function() {
    $("#pwd1").focus(function() {
        setTimeout(function() { $("#pwd2").focus(); },200);
    $("#pwd2").blur(function() {

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nickinthoozAuthor Commented:
Is there a way to do this without using an input?  Make it use a div?
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Jagadishwor DulalSenior Web DeveloperCommented:
I hope my example will help towards your solution:

Simply use javascript to change type like:

<input type="password" id="password" name="pass" onBlur="this.type='password'" onClick="this.type='text'"/>

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Now you may code it for user

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You can but it makes it harder to know when it doesn't have focus - why not an input?
jagadishdulal solution is so simple it's embarrassing.
nickinthoozAuthor Commented:
only for aesthetic reasons
Style the input however you like.
nickinthoozAuthor Commented:
Yeah, that's what I'm doing, and yes jagadishdulal, that is amazingly simple.  Makes me hate life for not thinking of it.
don't forget to try it on all browsers...
Ray PaseurCommented:
I haven't done any cross-browser testing (common sense tells me it will be just fine), and I gotta say that elegant and enlightening solutions like this are one of the reasons I love being part of Experts-Exchange.

+1 to @jagadishdulal !
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