Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

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

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

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Thomas Siebert   Thomas Siebert
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  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

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

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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Thomas Siebert   Thomas Siebert
Apr 23, 2017
New Version:
result shall be returned to any FileMaker Field (global or local) of the current table or to a global field of any other table
 

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