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paste info from clipboard into dbgrid

Posted on 1998-01-13
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Does anyone know how to paste info from clipboard to dbgrid say eg I have an excel sheet and I copy some info to
clipboard ... the columns will be space separated ...then I just paste it into a vb5 application dbgrid....

any comment, suggetions or sample code?...
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Since the DBGrid doesn't have a paste method, you would need to copy the clipboard text to a string and insert it into the dbgrid cell by cell.

Dim st As String

st = Clipboard.GetText

DBGrid.Text = st

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