autotype works, but...

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tom
2012-07-11
2012-09-17
  • tom

    tom - 2012-07-11

    hi,

    version 3.29, xp, chrome ver: 20.0.1132.47 m

    autotype works for a fidelity.com log on, but the right click 'copy username
    to clipboard' and 'copy pw to clipboard' with pasting does not. Even manually
    copy/pasting the items results in an incorrect userid or pw message from the
    site.

    Any idea what would cause this? So far I don't have this problem with other
    sites.

    thx, tom

     
  • James Buckingham

    I'm not sure what causes it, but I've seen it on a couple of websites as well.
    Most recently, the Hamilton County Tennessee Register of Deeds website -
    specifically the online records search web application, which is using
    Silverlight and is the point where you log in. I had chalked that up as a
    quirk of Silverlight. I think the other one might have been a web application
    as well.

    For what it's worth, PWSafe V3.28 (4783), Windows 7 Pro, SP 1.0, Internet
    Explorer 9.0.8112.16421 64-bit.

     
  • Rony Shapiro

    Rony Shapiro - 2012-07-11

    Yeah, it's a website-specific thing, nothing to do with PasswordSafe. Some
    sites apparently think that by not accepting paste operations, they're more
    secure. Go figger.

    Rony

     
  • tom

    tom - 2012-07-11

    Ok. That makes sense. Thx

    tom

     
  • Scott Miller

    Scott Miller - 2012-09-11

    I'm finding an increase in sites with forms that disable "right-click/paste"
    in the password field, but do allow <Ctrl V=""> (e.g., Bank of America "Works"
    business VISA site). That really makes no sense...

    -Sam

     

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