getPass: Masked User Input
Version 0.2-2

A micro-package for reading "passwords", i.e. reading user input with masking, so that the input is not displayed as it is typed. Currently we have support for 'RStudio', the command line (every OS), and any platform where 'tcltk' is present.

Package details

AuthorDrew Schmidt [aut, cre], Wei-Chen Chen [aut], Gabor Csardi [ctb] (Improved terminal detection), Rich FitzJohn [ctb]
Date of publication2017-07-21 09:20:34 UTC
MaintainerDrew Schmidt <>
LicenseBSD 2-clause License + file LICENSE
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getPass documentation built on July 21, 2017, 7:18 p.m.