CloseClipboard function

Closes the clipboard.

Syntax

BOOL CloseClipboard(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Type: BOOL

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

When the window has finished examining or changing the clipboard, close the clipboard by calling CloseClipboard. This enables other windows to access the clipboard.

Do not place an object on the clipboard after calling CloseClipboard.

Examples

For an example, see Example of a Clipboard Viewer.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winuser.h (include Windows.h)
Library User32.lib
DLL User32.dll

See Also

Clipboard

Conceptual

GetOpenClipboardWindow

OpenClipboard

Reference