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Saturday, June 13, 2009

How to mask the Password text in Textboxes (in VB.NET / C#)

It is simple to mask the characters entered in a textbox by setting the PasswordChar Property

The same can be done using C# code as shown below:

TextBox2.PasswordChar = "*"

Text Box without Mask
PasswordChar Property in TextBox

Masked Textbox

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  1. Nice tip. I'll have to try it out. Will help to improve security on some apps I would think. Thanks!

  2. It is rather interesting for me to read the post. Thanks for it. I like such themes and everything that is connected to them. I would like to read a bit more soon.

  3. great. plz mail me soe more tips on email validaion in windowsform applications in C#

  4. Set 'UseSystemPasswordChar' on True. Then you got the nice dots and not the stars

  5. thanks alot, that what i need

  6. It's not very secure, the password is still visible if you scan the program with Spy++.

  7. how to do that in ASP.NET ? In ASP.NET there is no PasswordChar properties for textbox.