Presently, SecurityInterface has a whopping one class:
- Shows the password in plain text on-demand
- On the basis that password visibility is likely being toggled for editing, makes the field the first responder
- Automatically cleans up likely unwanted whitespace when pasting or dragging in passwords
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Thanks to Sebastian for the example project.
None beyond AppKit. Probably works back to OS X v10.2 if you were so inclined
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KSPasswordField.mto your project. Ideally, make this repo a submodule, but hey, it's your codebase, do whatever you feel like.
- In Interface Builder, create a regular
NSSecureTextFieldand then set its custom class to be
KSPasswordField. You can also instantiate
KSPasswordFielddirectly like any other control
- Whitespace-cleanup comes for free; no extra work required
- To control showing the password,
KSPasswordFieldhas the following methods:
@property(nonatomic) BOOL showsText;
I generally prefer to hook up a checkbox (
NSButton) straight to the