Clipboard.GetContent Method

Definition

Gets the current content that is stored in the clipboard object.

public:
 static DataPackageView ^ GetContent();
 static DataPackageView GetContent();
public static DataPackageView GetContent();
function getContent()
Public Shared Function GetContent () As DataPackageView

Returns

DataPackageView

Contains the content of the Clipboard.

Examples

var dataPackageView = Windows.ApplicationModel.DataTransfer.Clipboard.getContent();
if (dataPackageView.contains(Windows.ApplicationModel.DataTransfer.StandardDataFormats.text)) {
    dataPackageView.getTextAsync().then(function (text) {
        // To output the text from this example, you need an HTML element
        // with an id of "output".
        document.getElementById("output").innerText = "Clipboard now contains: " + text;
    });
}

Remarks

If the GetContent call is successful, you can use the DataPackageView it returns to get information such as the file types it supports and any properties that the source app assigned through the DataPackagePropertySet class.

Applies to