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    Replace character input in textbox with an asterisk

    Asked by pwcargill on January 08, 2015 at 05:46 PM

    how can I block out social security numbers

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    Answered by pwcargill on January 08, 2015 at 05:52 PM

    I meant, if a applicant filled out my application, and type in their social security number, instead of it showing numbers, it show stars instead

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    Answered by Welvin on January 08, 2015 at 09:19 PM


    Unfortunately, we don't have this feature anymore to replace an input with asterisk. We have it before labeled as "Password", but a lot of people abused it so we have removed it from the form builder.