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Text field: password

Use a password field when BlackBerry device users are required to type a password. You can apply filters to restrict the characters that users can type in the field. By default, the password field supports all characters.



Supported since

BlackBerry Java SDK 4.2.1

More information

For more information about password fields, see the UI Guidelines.


This screen shows a password field.

import net.rim.device.api.ui.UiApplication;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.container.MainScreen;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.component.BasicEditField;
import net.rim.device.api.ui.component.PasswordEditField;

public class PasswordEditFieldDemo extends UiApplication
    public static void main(String[] args) 
        PasswordEditFieldDemo theApp = new PasswordEditFieldDemo();
    public PasswordEditFieldDemo()
        pushScreen(new PasswordEditFieldDemoScreen());

class PasswordEditFieldDemoScreen extends MainScreen
    public PasswordEditFieldDemoScreen()
        setTitle("Password Field Demo");
        BasicEditField enterUsername = new BasicEditField("Username: ", "");
        PasswordEditField enterPIN = new PasswordEditField(
                                        "PIN: ", "", 4, PasswordEditField.FILTER_NUMERIC);