Editing Web form details fields [Planned]



  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @deviant: Thanks for checking out 1Password :) I don't have a way to test that at the moment. Could you please clarify what you're seeing? If it's simpler, take a screenshot of this. To include it in your reply, simply click the document button in the top of the comment field, and select the file you wish to share:

    Just be sure not to post anything sensitive, as this is a public forum. Thanks in advance!

  • @brenty
    I am able to easily auto fill this login page

    And also the 2-factor

    But, to get this third screen filled I have to create a second profile instead of it filling "mailbox-password" as a separate auto-fill item in the main identity. Storing the element on the main identity results in it filling out the original password again instead of the one with the specific element name.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @deviant: Thanks! I'd be interested to hear if creating a custom field in the item with any of the following names allows 1Password to fill there: mailboxPassword, mailbox-password, or Mailbox password. I haven't seen a login flow like this before, so I'm not sure any will work, but please let me know.

  • @brenty That was my first thought as well, When I tried that, I created them as password type fields, not sure if I should configure them as another type since they are auto filling later.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member
    edited June 2019

    @deviant: I would delete all of those at the bottom and try one at a time. You might not even need to set it as a password field. And I'll see if I can figure out how to set something like that up later in order to test this myself.

  • Thanks @brenty

    I just tried them one at a time with them as Text and also Password types and it still would not auto-fill. ProtonMail does have a free account type if you wanted to test.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @deviant: Yeah, I was trying to figure out how to setup the "mailbox password" thing, as I'm not seeing that. Maybe that's limited to paid accounts...

  • @brenty it is a selection in Settings->Account->Login Password->Switch to Two Password Mode.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member
    edited June 2019

    @deviant: Ah, got it. That was confusing. Had to setup "Two Password Mode" in settings. :lol:

    Unfortunately while I was able to easily reproduce what you're experiencing, I don't have a solution for you. I've collected additional information to bring it up with the team to see if something can be done in the future. But it's tricky because 1Password is intentionally a bit lenient when it comes to filling password fields that aren't named just "password" because otherwise it wouldn't be able to fill there in many cases -- for example if the field is called "login-password" or "account-password"...or "mailbox-password". But we'll look into it. Thank you for bringing this up!

    In the mean time, having that saved in a separate field makes it easy to copy and paste all least.

    ref: xplatform/filling-issues#577

  • I want to be able to fully edit each field: add, edit and delete.

    I understand you don't "want" us to save a form we are filling when we subscribe to a service but I have good reasons to do so... like remembering what I've entered to login. Then, I edit the entry in 1Password later (if needed... rarely happens) when I login.

    Deleting and recreating the full entry is a pain.

  • bundtkatebundtkate

    Team Member

    As has been mentioned earlier in this thread, @maximejobin, we do plan to allow editing of web form details if they survive long term. That said, I'm not sure I follow your specific concern here. What you enter to log in isn't saved in the web form details – your username and password, the website URL, etc. are all part of your normal item details and are already editable. Is there a particular site where data is only saved in the web form details or something of that sort?

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @maximejobin: It's not that we don't want you to save a Login on any page you want, it's that 1Password will fill best on the page it has information about, so you may want to save it in the place where you intend to use it for it to work more reliably filling there. It's totally your call though. If it's more important to you to have it saved for a signup form, I'm not going to tell you not to do that. :)

  • Any news regarding this isssue?

  • MikeTMikeT Agile Samurai

    Team Member

    No news we can share at the moment, it's not going to be improved in 1Password 7.4 for sure.

  • I realize that there is no new news that can be shared at this point. However, it's approaching 2 years that this back and forth has been going on. Clearly there is or was a demand for it, even if it's only among the "power" users. I have another example, I help manage another password vault (yes, I know that families exist and for reasons I don't want to get into, that is not an option). I had the 1Pass login information from that account saved to my personal account/vault. There was an issue that cause the additional account in question to need to be recreated. I updated the Secret Key in the entry on my personal vault however, the Web Form Details still contained the old Secret Key which, when attempting to autofill on the 1Password site, will still put the old Secret Key from the Web Form Details instead of the new Secret Key in the field that I edited. I understand that to you all this is a minor, edge case in the grand scheme of things. However, it's extraordinarily inconvenient, albeit simple to bypass, and it's a feature that was already implemented and then removed. I guess I'm really just trying to understand where on the priority list this feature return/request is and why it was removed to begin with. Seems like if it is/was already there, unless the non "power" users were complaining about it because of mis-edits (Could just be placed under the Advanced tab with a banner warning), there's no real reason to remove it. However, we "power" users are not the ones that make those decisions and therein lies the curiosity.


  • MikeTMikeT Agile Samurai

    Team Member

    Hi @jmQuik,

    Thanks for writing in.

    and it's a feature that was already implemented and then removed

    It was never implemented in 1Password 6/7, it's a clean codebase that shares nothing in common with previous older versions, it's an entirely different technology stack from the bottom up.

    I updated the Secret Key in the entry on my personal vault however, the Web Form Details still contained the old Secret Key which, when attempting to autofill on the 1Password site, will still put the old Secret Key from the Web Form Details instead of the new Secret Key in the field that I edited.

    That may be a bug with our filling algorithm. In your Login item with the Secret Key, is the custom field named Secret Key precisely? 1Password is supposed to prompt you to update the Login item when the Secret Key is different but it may not be doing it properly.

  • I've been giving 1Password a solid trial as a Family solution. I really want this to work out, however I keep running into many of the problems in the this thread. Coming from Roboform I find 1P's form capture/saving/filling to be severely lacking. Problems I am having with 1P now in 2020, I've never had with RF in 10 years. Fields not captured, fields mis/cross filled, unable to just SAVE ALL FIELDS.

    I would like one of the top options for creating a new item to be SAVE ALL. Why do I need to decide if what I am saving is a Password, Bank Account, Database, or Outdoor Licence? JUST SAVE ALL THE INFORMATION and let me cull after. I read many forum replies from 1P stating that XYZ isn't a good idea because it would add an extra step or unnecessary complication. Why then ask the user to choose from 18 different formats to save in? For some people this is certainly an overwhelming choice.

    Save it all, then help the user file the data in a sensible format or structure.

  • GregGreg

    Team Member

    Hi @BBBB, thank you for sharing your feedback regarding that!

    If you have multiple fields that you want to save credentials for, please try to save such Login item manually using 1Password companion extension, as described in this article on our website:

    How to save a Login manually in your browser

    Moreover, if we are talking about filling the credentials for several fields, then other categories in 1Password do not apply. We have an internal discussion about categories right now, but I do not have anything to share at this point.

    Please try to save a Login item manually and let me know how it works for you. Thanks! :+1:


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