ClipboardProxy.SetDataObject(DataObject) Method

Definition

Writes a DataObject to the Clipboard.

public:
 void SetDataObject(System::Windows::Forms::DataObject ^ data);
public void SetDataObject (System.Windows.Forms.DataObject data);
member this.SetDataObject : System.Windows.Forms.DataObject -> unit
Public Sub SetDataObject (data As DataObject)

Parameters

data
DataObject

DataObject. Data object to be written to the Clipboard. Required.

Examples

This example writes the data object dataChunk to the Clipboard.

My.Computer.Clipboard.SetDataObject(dataChunk)

This example depends on the existence of the data object dataChunk.

Remarks

This is an advanced member; it does not show in IntelliSense unless you click the All tab.

Important

Because the Clipboard can be accessed by other users, do not use it to store sensitive information, such as passwords or confidential data.

Availability by Project Type

Project type Available
Windows Application Yes
Class Library Yes
Console Application Yes
Windows Control Library Yes
Web Control Library No
Windows Service Yes
Web Site No

Security

UIPermission
AllClipboard permission is required to access the system Clipboard.

Applies to

See also