DriveWorks Solo 15: Hide Characters [send feedback...]

Hide Characters

The Hide Characters property will mask the data being entered into the control.

Property Type:Static

Default Value: False

To Change the Default Value

Ensure the property is a static property (It will display the gray orb alongside the property name)

The default value of the static property can be changed by one of the following methods:

  • Using the Drop Down.
    1. Click in the property for the control to be changed
    2. Click the drop down list at the end of the property value field
    3. Select the value to use (from True or False)
  • Double clicking the current value.
    1. Click in the property for the control to be changed
    2. Double click on the current value for the property. The value will change to the other available option.

Examples

Hide Characters Property Value (static)ResultNotes
TrueWill mask any characters entered into the text box  The value can be selected by clicking the drop down that accompanies the property.
FalseWill display the characters exactly as entered into the text box The value can be selected by clicking the drop down that accompanies the property.

A rule can also be built for this property by changing the type to dynamic.

See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Hide Characters Property Value (dynamic)ResultNotes
IF(DWVariablePasswordRequired = "Yes", TRUE, FALSE)Will mask any characters entered into the text box when the value of the variable PasswordRequired is "Yes".The value can be set by making the property dynamic (see above), launching the rule builder and applying the function.

Value set in Form Designer. For DriveWorks projects static properties can be made Dynamic by double clicking the gray radio button.

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