pinentry hide/show button
wk at gnupg.org
Thu May 7 21:23:55 CEST 2015
On Thu, 7 May 2015 20:53, dkg at fifthhorseman.net said:
> In other dialog boxes (e.g. whatever displays the dialog box for wifi
> passwords on a GNOME installation) it is displayed as a checkbox
> immediately under the password field titled "show password" or
I have installed several tools and did a bit of web search. A button
without a label next to the entry field is quite common and has the
advantage that it is small and does not need translation (except for the
> I have mixed feelings about this. If it's not in the tabbing order, how
> do i select it without a mouse? Can we guarantee an accelerator key?
I am not sure.
>> Alternatively or in addition, it might make sense to pop up a dialog
>> asking the user if she really wants to reveal her password.
> a dialog going from hide->show sounds vaguely acceptable (though a
> little bit annoying). please don't do a dialog in the show->hide
What about showing a warning dialog only if more than one character has
been entered? Or any character? Of course not from show->hide.
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