Chapter 4. Copy-and-paste and drag-and-drop



Copy-and-paste and drag-and-drop operations are a standardized way for users to interact with an application, so it’s a good idea to build these behaviors into AIR applications. For example, if you build an application that displays images from a network source, many users would expect and appreciate the ability to save copies of the images locally by dragging the image from the AIR application to the desktop.

An important thing to understand about drag-and-drop and copy-and-paste in AIR is that they run at the system level. You may ...

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