IDataObject.SetData Method (String, Object, Boolean)

Stores the specified data in this data object, using one or more specified data formats. This overload includes a Boolean flag to indicate whether the data may be converted to another format on retrieval.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  System.Windows (in System.Windows.dll)


Sub SetData ( _
    format As String, _
    data As Object, _
    autoConvert As Boolean _
void SetData(
    string format,
    Object data,
    bool autoConvert


  • format
    Type: System.String
    A string that specifies the format in which to store the data. See the DataFormats class for a set of predefined data formats.
  • data
    Type: System.Object
    The data to store in this data object.
  • autoConvert
    Type: System.Boolean
    true to allow the data to be converted to another format on retrieval; false to prohibit the data from being converted to another format on retrieval.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.