Clipboard.Clear Clipboard.Clear Clipboard.Clear Clipboard.Clear Method

Definition

Removes all data from the Clipboard.

public:
 static void Clear();
public static void Clear ();
static member Clear : unit -> unit
Public Shared Sub Clear ()
Exceptions

The Clipboard could not be cleared. This typically occurs when the Clipboard is being used by another process.

The current thread is not in single-threaded apartment (STA) mode. Add the STAThreadAttribute to your application's Main method.

Examples

The following example demonstrates this member.

Clipboard.Clear();
Clipboard.Clear()

Remarks

Because the Clipboard is shared by multiple processes, calling this method may have an impact on those processes.

Note

The Clipboard class can only be used in threads set to single thread apartment (STA) mode. To use this class, ensure that your Main method is marked with the STAThreadAttribute attribute.

Security

UIPermission
for clearing the system Clipboard. Associated enumeration: OwnClipboard

Applies to