Gets or sets the masking character for the PasswordBox. This is a dependency property.
Assembly: PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation
Metadata properties set to true
When text is entered into a PasswordBox, the masking character specified by this property is echoed in the password input field, rather than the actual password itself. This helps prevent passwords from being exposed to casual observers when they are entered.
The following example shows how to set the attribute of a PasswordBox element.
The following example shows how to set the property programmatically.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003
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