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Posted on 2004-08-30
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Hello,

I want to create a simple application like this :

It has a button.

If I click that button, then it will send a text to the clipboard system.

So, if I press CTRL-V, that text will be pasted to notepad for example.

Anyone know how to send text (multiple lines) to clipboard system ?

thanks
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Question by:kapot
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uses tclipboard;

...
begin
  Clipboard.SetTextBuf(PCHar('MyLongText'+#10+'SecondLine');
end;

just from head

meikl ;-)
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by:kretzschmar
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one ) missed on end
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by:esoftbg
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procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  if (Memo1.SelLength>0) then
    Memo1.CopyToClipboard;
end;

procedure TForm1.Button2Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  Memo2.PasteFromClipboard;
end;
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by:Colin_Dawson
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you'd be better using #13#10 for the line  break.   #13 is a carriage return and #10 is a line feed.   Some programs will accept an either/or/or both combination, but there are some others that MUST have the pair.  Notepad itself isn't too fussy, but it's best to be complete.
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by:kretzschmar
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well, agreed, colin :-))
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by:Colin_Dawson
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Just call me "Mr. Pedantic" ;-)

Your suggestion answers the question so I think you should get the points.
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by:esoftbg
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I forgot to mention that it is a must to be into the uses-clause:

uses
  ...., Clipbrd
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by:kretzschmar
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hum, of course Clipbrd not tclipboard as i mentioned above (copy/paste error)
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