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AS_dialog_concealed ( window_title ; text ; button_cancel ; button_ok ; result_field )

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Thomas Siebert, seabird

create a dialog where the entered text is masked as •••••• (OS X only, AppleScript)

Sample Input:
Perform AppleScript [ AS_Dialog_Concealed ( "window_title" ; "text" ; "cancel" ; "ok" ; table::password ) ]
Sample Output:
dialog shows ••••• while typing
text will be returned to the given password field

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create a dialog where the entered text is masked as ••••••
similar to the concealed field option coming with FileMaker 15

Use the ScriptStep "Perform AppleScript" using the option "Calculated AppleScript"
You also shall use "Perform AppleScript" directly from a button.

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result shall be returned to any FileMaker Field (global or local) of the current table or to a global field of any other table

Thomas Siebert, Hamburg
April 23, 2017 4:18am

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