GetOpenClipboardWindow function

Retrieves the handle to the window that currently has the clipboard open.

Syntax

HWND GetOpenClipboardWindow(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Type: HWND

If the function succeeds, the return value is the handle to the window that has the clipboard open. If no window has the clipboard open, the return value is NULL. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

If an application or DLL specifies a NULL window handle when calling the OpenClipboard function, the clipboard is opened but is not associated with a window. In such a case, GetOpenClipboardWindow returns NULL.

Requirements

   
Windows version Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only] 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

GetClipboardOwner

GetClipboardViewer

OpenClipboard

Reference