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Hiding password for assistive technology in MS Access databases


From: Dona Patrick
Date: Mar 20, 2017 7:37AM

I'm testing a front-end interface for an Access database that requires
logging in. While the password field shows asterisks to the sighted, JAWS
reads the characters being typed in instead of the asterisks that are being

Is there a setting in MS Access to make AT announce the asterisks instead
of the actual password's characters?


Dona Patrick