PasswordVisualTransformation

class PasswordVisualTransformation : VisualTransformation
kotlin.Any
   ↳ androidx.ui.input.PasswordVisualTransformation

The Visual Filter can be used for password Input Field.

Note that this visual filter only works for ASCII characters.

Summary

Public constructors

<init>(mask: Char = '\u2022')

The Visual Filter can be used for password Input Field.

Public methods

TransformedText

Change the visual output of given text.

Properties

Char

The mask character used instead of original text.

Public constructors

<init>

PasswordVisualTransformation(mask: Char = '\u2022')

The Visual Filter can be used for password Input Field.

Note that this visual filter only works for ASCII characters.

Parameters
mask: Char = '\u2022' The mask character used instead of original text.

Public methods

filter

fun filter(text: AnnotatedString): TransformedText

Change the visual output of given text.

Note that the returned text length can be different length from the given text. The composable will call the offset translator for converting offsets for various reasons, cursor drawing position, text selection by gesture, etc.

Example: The ASCII only password (replacing with '*' chars) original text : thisispassword transformed text: **************

import androidx.ui.input.TransformedText
import androidx.ui.text.AnnotatedString

return TransformedText(
    AnnotatedString("*".repeat(text.text.length)),

    /**
     * [OffsetMap.identityOffsetMap] is a predefined [OffsetMap] that can be used for the
     * transformation that does not change the character count.
     */
    OffsetMap.identityOffsetMap
)
Example: Credit Card Visual Output (inserting hyphens each 4 digits)original text : 1234567890123456transformed text: 1234-5678-9012-3456
import androidx.ui.input.TransformedText
import androidx.ui.text.AnnotatedString

// Making XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX string.
val trimmed = if (text.text.length >= 16) text.text.substring(0..15) else text.text
var out = ""
for (i in trimmed.indices) {
    out += trimmed[i]
    if (i % 4 == 3 && i != 15) out += "-"
}

/**
 * The offset translator should ignore the hyphen characters, so conversion from
 *  original offset to transformed text works like
 *  - The 4th char of the original text is 5th char in the transformed text.
 *  - The 13th char of the original text is 15th char in the transformed text.
 *  Similarly, the reverse conversion works like
 *  - The 5th char of the transformed text is 4th char in the original text.
 *  - The 12th char of the transformed text is 10th char in the original text.
 */
val creditCardOffsetTranslator = object : OffsetMap {
    override fun originalToTransformed(offset: Int): Int {
        if (offset <= 3) return offset
        if (offset <= 7) return offset + 1
        if (offset <= 11) return offset + 2
        if (offset <= 16) return offset + 3
        return 19
    }

    override fun transformedToOriginal(offset: Int): Int {
        if (offset <= 4) return offset
        if (offset <= 9) return offset - 1
        if (offset <= 14) return offset - 2
        if (offset <= 19) return offset - 3
        return 16
    }
}

return TransformedText(AnnotatedString(out), creditCardOffsetTranslator)
Parameters
text: AnnotatedString The original text
Return
the pair of filtered text and offset translator.

Properties

mask

val mask: Char

The mask character used instead of original text.