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Issue 19.2 ('Shake It')
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Shake It!

Shake any window to show an incorrect entry... on any platform, without plugins or declares!

Issue: 19.2 (March/April 2021)
Author: Markus Winter
Author Bio: Markus is a Molecular Biologist who taught himself REALbasic programming in 2003 to let the computer deal with some exceedingly tedious lab tasks. Some call it lazy, he thinks it smart. He still thinks of himself as an advanced beginner at best.
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Recently I saw a post (https://forum.xojo.com/t/window-shake-macos/59614/11) on the Xojo forum that asked

I'm trying to create a window that asks the user for a password to log into the app—I want it to look like the built-in MacOS dialog to unlock, for example, items in system preferences—whereby the window shakes if the user entered the wrong password—does anyone know of a declare that can do this?

Now, of course, MBS has a plugin that does that, and there is, indeed, a declare that you can use:

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