Hour 14 Drag and Drop, Copy and Paste in AIR

In this hour, you’ll learn

    • How to use the Drag and Drop events

    • How to use the Copy and Paste events

Introduction to the Drag-and-Drop API

In this hour you will look at the drag-and-drop application programming interface (API) and the copy-and-paste API for building full-featured AIR applications. Today, a full-featured desktop application that does not support the drag-and-drop or the copy-and-paste features is a bit of an anomaly. This must have been keenly on the minds of the Adobe engineers during the early discussions of what features to include in the AIR runtime. Looking back during the early days of AIR, the Apollo alpha (AIR’s code name for the alpha version) ...

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