FORMATETC.cfFormat Field


Specifies the particular clipboard format of interest.

public: short cfFormat;
public short cfFormat;
val mutable cfFormat : int16
Public cfFormat As Short 

Field Value


OLE recognizes three formats:

  • Standard interchange formats, such as CF_TEXT.

  • Private application formats understood only by the application offering the format, or by other applications offering similar features.

  • OLE formats, which are used to create linked or embedded objects.

Applies to