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How can I create a hidden character field in D7 for a text field that hides the user input like the password field does? For example a field called "social security number" should not display the users input in plain text, but instead hide the input. Is there a module that can do this? Or how would that be realized?

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  • What is the issue to use '#type' => 'password', field?
    – Prem Patel
    Feb 2, 2018 at 11:11

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You can with '#type' => 'password' in your form.

Ex:

$form['social_sec'] = array(
  '#type' => 'password',
  '#title' => t('Social Security'),
  '#description' => t('Please enter your social security number'),
  '#size' => 9,
  '#maxlength' => 9,
  '#required' => TRUE,
);

If you want this as a field in a node's form, then you will have to use hook_form_BASE_FORM_ID_alter and alter an already existing field.

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