clipboard_set_text

Returns the current text from the clipboard.

Syntax:

GML Code Example

clipboard_set_text(str);


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


Returns: N/A


Description

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.


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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