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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-57159

Usability of new password unmask is a bit confusing

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      In both clean and boost, in multiple browsers vendors

      1. Look at the password unmask element and try out its functionality in both normal forms and admin forms (e.g. add user screen or smtp password on admin settings)
      2. Ensure it looks good and functions as you'd expect, the hide and show icons displaying
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      In both clean and boost, in multiple browsers vendors Look at the password unmask element and try out its functionality in both normal forms and admin forms (e.g. add user screen or smtp password on admin settings) Ensure it looks good and functions as you'd expect, the hide and show icons displaying
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_32_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-57159-master-v3

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      Frédéric Massart wrote on MDL-56659:

      If we're going towards improving accessibility and usability, can I point out that the magnifier is really unclear, especially when there isn't any password. It doesn't display its state so it's impossible to predict if letters will be visible or not when it's empty.

      Completely agree with that comment. I also thought we might be able to make things look a bit clearer by making greater user of boostrap styling.

      This is what it currently looks like when password is entered and hidden:

      And entered and non-hidden:

      And in editing mode:

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