WM_DRAWCLIPBOARD message

Sent to the first window in the clipboard viewer chain when the content of the clipboard changes. This enables a clipboard viewer window to display the new content of the clipboard.

A window receives this message through its WindowProc function.

#define WM_DRAWCLIPBOARD                0x0308

Parameters

wParam

This parameter is not used and must be zero.

lParam

This parameter is not used and must be zero.

Remarks

Only clipboard viewer windows receive this message. These are windows that have been added to the clipboard viewer chain by using the SetClipboardViewer function.

Each window that receives the WM_DRAWCLIPBOARD message must call the SendMessage function to pass the message on to the next window in the clipboard viewer chain. The handle to the next window in the chain is returned by SetClipboardViewer, and may change in response to a WM_CHANGECBCHAIN message.

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

Reference

SendMessage

SetClipboardViewer

WM_CHANGECBCHAIN

Conceptual

Clipboard