WM_PASTE message

An application sends a WM_PASTE message to an edit control or combo box to copy the current content of the clipboard to the edit control at the current caret position. Data is inserted only if the clipboard contains data in CF_TEXT format.

#define WM_PASTE                        0x0302

Parameters

wParam

This parameter is not used and must be zero.

lParam

This parameter is not used and must be zero.

Return value

This message does not return a value.

Remarks

When sent to a combo box, the WM_PASTE message is handled by its edit control. This message has no effect when sent to a combo box with the CBS_DROPDOWNLIST style.

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

WM_CLEAR

WM_COPY

WM_CUT

WM_UNDO

Conceptual

Clipboard