Friday, July 29, 2011

Re: Dynamically convert between TextBox and PasswordTextBox

Yes you should be able to, however you are not. There is no
constructor for PasswordTextBox that takes in a TextBox. I ended up
just using getElement and setting the attribute directly.

textBox.getElement().setAttribute("type", "password");

On Jul 29, 3:17 pm, Gal Dolber <gal.dol...@gmail.com> wrote:
> From a code and css points of view they are exactly the same. You should be
> able to change from TextBox to PasswordTextBox without changing anything.
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> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:05 PM, Ben Munge <ben.mu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a requirement to turn some financial fields into masked fields
> > and I wanted to use the password input type to simplify the logic. I
> > need to be able to change a TextBox to a PasswordTextBox and have it
> > change the value in the box to circles without affecting the value or
> > style of the element. I'm having trouble finding a good way to do this
> > as TextBox does not let you modify the type property. Any advice/help
> > would be greatly appreciated.
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> > Thanks!
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