getPass: Masked User Input

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.

Version: 0.2-4
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: utils, rstudioapi (≥ 0.5)
Published: 2023-12-10
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.getPass
Author: Drew Schmidt [aut, cre], Wei-Chen Chen [aut], Gabor Csardi [ctb] (Improved terminal detection), Rich FitzJohn [ctb]
Maintainer: Drew Schmidt <wrathematics at>
License: BSD 2-clause License + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: getPass citation info
Materials: README ChangeLog
CRAN checks: getPass results


Reference manual: getPass.pdf
Vignettes: Guide to the getPass Package


Package source: getPass_0.2-4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): getPass_0.2-4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): getPass_0.2-4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): getPass_0.2-4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): getPass_0.2-4.tgz
Old sources: getPass archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: appeears, blastula, cloudstoR, cyphr, databraryr, ecmwfr, ecochange, icesConnect, metricminer, mfdb, PhotosynQ, rccola, rdhs, ReactomeGraph4R, redcapAPI, ropenblas, rqti, rtodoist, rwebstat, TKCat, togglr, vaultr, workflowr
Reverse suggests: D4TAlink.light, git2r, Hmisc, restfulr, shinyloadtest


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