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HashStringMD5 Method

Cryptocx v7 User Guide


HashStringMD5 Method

This is the method that you use to create an MD5 of a string 

This is ideal for checking if a string get modified at some point or for verifying passwords. You can store an MD5 of a password and store that, then whenever there is a need to verify a password you just have to check the MD5 of the given password with what is stored.



Creates an MD5 hash of a given string.


x = object.HashStringMD5

The syntax of the HashStringMD5 method has these parts:

Part Description
object A Cryptocx v7 control.
x A string that becomes the hash of the input string specified.
Remarks This method uses a well published algorithm that has been used for many years. MD5 is a 128 bit hashing algorithm.

The MD5 hash of the input string

Example Sample Visual Basic Code to create an MD5 of a string:

Where Cryptocx1 is an instance of a Cryptocx Control.


Dim x as String

Cryptocx1.InputText = txtSource.Text
x= Cryptocx1.HashStringMD5





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