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Issue 16.6 ('Munich 2018')
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Invisible Storage

Manipulating the Clipboard

Issue: 16.6 (November/December 2018)
Author: Marc Zeedar
Author Bio: Marc taught himself programming in high school when he bought his first computer but had no money for software. He's had fun learning ever since.
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A fun—and useful—thing you can do with Xojo is manipulate your computer's clipboard. This might not seem that powerful, but it's surprising how often you can use it and it's really easy to do.

The basics of clipboard management are simple. Xojo has a clipboard class and you need to create a new instance of that to use in your code:

dim c as new clipboard

Once you've done that, you can see the text contents of the clipboard by examining its text property:

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