Password Entries

A password entry is a text field meant to be used for entering secrets. A password entry will not show its contents by default.

GtkWidget *entry = gtk_password_entry_new ();

Useful methods for the component

  • You can use the GtkPasswordEntry:placeholder-text property to show a placeholder text when the entry is not focused.

  • You can disable the “peek contents” icon in the entry by setting the GtkPasswordEntry:show-peek-icon property to FALSE.

API references

In the examples we used the following classes: