Function Reference


_GUICtrlRichEdit_SetPasswordChar

Sets the characters to be displayed instead of those typed, or causes typed characters to show

#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
_GUICtrlRichEdit_SetPasswordChar ( $hWnd [, $sDisplayChar = "*"] )

Parameters

$hWnd Handle to the control
$sDisplayChar [optional] The character to be displayed in place of the characters typed by the user.
Special value: "" - characters typed are displayed

Return Value

Succcess: True.
Failure: False and sets the @error flag to non-zero.
@error: 101 - $hWnd is not a handle
102 - $sDisplayChar is not a character

Related

_GUICtrlRichEdit_GetPasswordChar

See Also

Search EM_SETPASSWORDCHAR in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <GuiRichEdit.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Global $g_idLblMsg, $g_hRichEdit

Example()

Func Example()
    Local $hGui, $iMsg, $idBtnNext, $iStep = 0
    $hGui = GUICreate("Example (" & StringTrimRight(@ScriptName, StringLen(".exe")) & ")", 320, 350, -1, -1)
    $g_hRichEdit = _GUICtrlRichEdit_Create($hGui, "This is a test.", 10, 10, 300, 220, _
            BitOR($ES_MULTILINE, $WS_VSCROLL, $ES_AUTOVSCROLL))
    $g_idLblMsg = GUICtrlCreateLabel("", 10, 235, 300, 60)
    $idBtnNext = GUICtrlCreateButton("Next", 270, 310, 40, 30)
    GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

    Report("Initial state after creation:")

    While True
        $iMsg = GUIGetMsg()
        Select
            Case $iMsg = $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
                _GUICtrlRichEdit_Destroy($g_hRichEdit) ; needed unless script crashes
                ; GUIDelete()   ; is OK too
                Exit
            Case $iMsg = $idBtnNext
                $iStep += 1
                Switch $iStep
                    Case 1
                        _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetPasswordChar($g_hRichEdit, "*")
                        Report("Changed password character. Type some text")
                    Case 2
                        _GUICtrlRichEdit_SetPasswordChar($g_hRichEdit, "")
                        Report("Changed it back")
                        GUICtrlSetState($idBtnNext, $GUI_DISABLE)
                EndSwitch
        EndSelect
    WEnd
EndFunc   ;==>Example

Func Report($sMsg)
    Local $sPasswordChar
    $sPasswordChar = _GUICtrlRichEdit_GetPasswordChar($g_hRichEdit)
    If $sPasswordChar = "" Then
        $sMsg &= @CRLF & "Characters appear as typed"
    Else
        $sMsg = $sMsg & @CRLF & "Typed characters appear as " & $sPasswordChar & "s"
    EndIf
    GUICtrlSetData($g_idLblMsg, $sMsg)
EndFunc   ;==>Report