clipboard_get_text

Returns the current text from the clipboard.

Syntax:

GML Code Example

clipboard_get_text();


Returns: String


Description

This function will return a string of the text contained on the clipboard. if no text is stored it will return an empty string "".

NOTE: This function is only valid for the Windows target.


Example:

GML Code Example

if clipboard_has_text()
    {
    str = clipboard_get_text();
    clipboard_set_text("");
    }
 

The above code checks the clipboard for text and if it contains any, it is read as a string into the variable "str". Finally the clipboard is cleared by setting it to an empty string.





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