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Password input from System.in

  Asked By: Lourdes    Date: Jan 22    Category: Java    Views: 1041

I have the code:<br><br>System.out.print("Enter
password: ");<br>BufferedReader in = new BufferedReader(new
InputStreamReader(System.in));<br><br>What can I do for hiding of inputed
password in
command line.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Ora Hanson     Answered On: Jan 22

You do not have control of the command line  from
within Java. Generally, whatever is typed there, stays
there unless you override the OS functionality, as far
as I know.<br><br>Instead, I would suggest you use
the TextField or JTextField to present a small gui
that can hide the password  characters.

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