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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#33166 closed enhancement (fixed)

Generated passwords should fit their input field by default

Reported by: johnbillion's profile johnbillion Owned by: markjaquith's profile markjaquith
Milestone: 4.3 Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.3
Component: Login and Registration Keywords: ux-feedback
Focuses: Cc:


During installation and during a password reset, the generated password doesn't fit into the password input field. This makes the process feel really janky, even if I'm using a password manager and don't even need to see the password.

These passwords should be generated at a length of 16 or 18 characters, instead of the current 24.

Change History (2)

#1 @markjaquith
9 years ago

The install screen one should usually fit, but I guess that’s the joys of variable-width characters.

#2 @markjaquith
9 years ago

  • Owner set to markjaquith
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 33474:

Autogenerate passwords that more reliably fit within their inputs.

fixes #33166

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