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francis sumaylo
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guys, is there anyone knows how to make sa secure input. example: you entered password you type "Password: Hello" but it will be shown as "Password: **** ".
 
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In Swing check out JPasswordField.
On the console check out java.io.Console and its readPassword methods. Those will not show *s but nothing at all.
 
francis sumaylo
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thank you... is there easiest way? im just making a simple program with JOptionPane.showInputDialog(.....
 
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I would think the way Rob suggested IS the easiest way.
 
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JOptionPane can take complete JComponents as its message. You would need a bit more work, but it would still be quite easy:
 
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