Hiding text of a string (like passwords) - not logindlg function

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Jethro
Jethro on 3 Dec 2011
I need to set an "Edit Text" as a password input area, and I want the text entered by users is not visible, but replaced by symbols.
I'd like to have some indication to create my function. I already saw the video by Doug Hull about how to crypt the pwd, but I have to create a function because I already have a gui structure, and I have to set it after
function PWD_Callback(hObject, eventdata, handles)
Do you have any idea on how to set up work?
Thanks in advance!
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Jan
Jan on 3 Dec 2011
Please do not post two questions for one problem. You can edit your original answer to add more information.
See: http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/22922-hiding-text-of-a-string-like-passwords

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Jan
Jan on 3 Dec 2011
Have you searched in this forum and found this:
? I assume one of these submissions contains enough useful code to be copied to your project.
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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 4 Dec 2011
The very first one in Jan's list, "passcode', displays the symbol to a different area than where the text is entered, and thus would never be displaying the character entered.

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Paulo Silva
Paulo Silva on 3 Dec 2011

Image Analyst
Image Analyst on 3 Dec 2011
Did you see the File Exchange submissions on passwords. Most or all of those have a function that pops up a small gui and asks for, and masks, the username and password. http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/?term=password

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