[futurebasic] Re: [FB] XFB - File Sharing

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From: Michael S Kluskens <mkluskens@...>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 20:59:11 -0500
At 5:36 PM -0800 3/24/2001, Heather Donahue wrote:
>At 5:22 PM -0800 on 3/24/01, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
>>*****************
>>My computers seem to have developed their own password for file sharing.  The
>>password I had been using was a simple six letter word, and now the password
>>window shows a password of eight characters.  Is there a simple way of over
>>riding this, or do I need to reinstall the system and recreate the file
>>sharing info?
>
>That's the way the password field works in file sharing, my password 
>is only six but there are eight bullets in the password field.  In 
>fact you can't have more than eight characters and eight bullets are 
>shown as soon as you enter one character.  This is on MacOS 9.1 but 
>I think I remember earlier versions having been the same.

Not MacOS 8.6.  To be sure just retype the password in the control panel.

Michael
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Michael Kluskens <mkluskens@...>