Returns the current text from the clipboard.


GML Code Example


Argument Description
str The text (as a string) to set the clipboard to hold.

Returns: N/A


This function will set the clipboard to hold the defined string. You can set it to an empty string "" to effectively clear the clipboard of text.

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


GML Code Example

if clipboard_has_text()
    str = clipboard_get_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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