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Retrieves the text or image found in the system clipboard.
Text is string
IF ClipboardFormat(cfText) = True THEN
Text = Clipboard()  // Clipboard content in Text
Reports and Queries
IF ClipboardFormat(cfBitmap) = True THEN
Clipboard(IMG_Image1)  // Clipboard content in the IMG_Image1 control

Retrieving a text Hide the details

<Result> = Clipboard()
<Result>: Character string
Text in the clipboard.
Reports and Queries

Retrieving an image in an Image control Hide the details

<Result> = Clipboard(<Image control>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the image found in the clipboard was retrieved,
  • False otherwise.
<Image control>: Control name
Name of the Image control (in the current window) the image in the clipboard will be copied to.
Reports and Queries

Retrieving an image in an Image variable Hide the details

<Result> = Clipboard(<Image>)
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the image found in the clipboard was retrieved,
  • False otherwise.
<Image>: Image variable
Name of the Image variable to which the clipboard image must be copied.
  • Clipboard reads the text or image information from the clipboard of the current system. Clipboard cannot be used to read any type of information other than text or image (e.g., binary, etc.) in the clipboard.. To read a text in RTF, use ClipboardRTF.
  • Clipboard can be used to manage the cut/copy/paste feature performed on text or image information.
  • If the content of the clipboard must be assigned multiple times to an Image control, dEndDrawing must be used between the different assignments.
  • ToClipboard is used to write into the clipboard.
Related Examples:
The TableTo functions Unit examples (WINDEV): The TableTo functions
[ + ] Exporting table data with the WLanguage functions.
The following topics are presented in this example:
1/ interfacing with Word and Excel
2/ sending data to the clipboard
3/ generating a text file
This example explains how to export the content of a table to a Word document, an Excel workbook, the clipboard or a text file via the following WLanguage functions: TableToWord, TableToExcel, ToClipboard, TableToText.
Component: wd280std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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