Sites asking for input of characters from password

Iain Main
  • Iain Main

    Iain Main - 2014-06-10

    I'm new to KeePass (and to password managers in general). As I start to assemble entries in my database and begin to use them, I come up against sites which don't ask for the whole password but require you to enter individual characters by hand.

    Is there a way around this?

  • wellread1

    wellread1 - 2014-06-10

    Is there a way around this?

    If the character selection page is the visible page when you initiate auto-type you can simplify the selection process by using the {PICKCHARS:Fld:Opt} placeholder. A brief description of the technique is at

    KeePass does not interact directly with webpages so except for the limited situation above there is little that can be done, except vote with your feet.


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