how can we hide the fields with astrick(*)



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how can we hide the fields with astrick(*)

Postby somapradeep2 » Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:14 pm

Hello all,
in my cics screen i have to accept username and password. when i enter user id it appears as it is. when i am trying to enter the password, it appears to be with Astrix (*****). how can we do this one
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Re: how can we hide the fields with astrick(*)

Postby Robert Sample » Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:34 pm

Here is a hint for you: the CICS Language Reference manual has absolutely no references to "asterisk" nor to "*". What does that tell you?

The standard, accepted method in CICS to hide data is to use the dark attribute, which prevents the data from being displayed on the screen.
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