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C++ Windows Programming by Stefan Björnander

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The Clipboard class

The Clipboard class is an interface to the global Windows Clipboard, which makes it possible to cut, copy, and paste information between different kinds of applications. There are two forms of clipboard operations: ASCII and Unicode text and generic (application-specific) information.

Clipboard.h:

namespace SmallWindows { 

The formats for ASCII and Unicode lines are predefined.

  enum {AsciiFormat = CF_TEXT, UnicodeFormat = CF_UNICODETEXT}; 

Open and Close open and close the clipboard. They return true if they succeed. Clear clears the clipboard when it has been opened. More specifically, it removes any potential information with the specified format and Available returns true if there is information with the format stored on the ...

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