Clipboard format is not valid

The specified Clipboard format is incompatible with the method being executed. Among the possible causes for this error are:

  • Using the Clipboard's GetText or SetText method with a Clipboard format other than vbCFText or vbCFLink.

  • Using the Clipboard's GetData or SetData method with a Clipboard format other than vbCFBitmap, vbCFDIB, or vbCFMetafile.

  • Using the DataObject``GetData method or SetData method with a Clipboard format in the range reserved by Microsoft Windows for registered formats (&HC000-&HFFFF), when that Clipboard format has not been registered with Microsoft Windows.

To correct this error

  • Remove the invalid format and specify a valid one.

See Also

Clipboard: Adding Other Formats