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Get Clipboard data

Posted on 2008-10-13
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In OLE Automation how to retreive data from Clipboard for manupulation. Want to perform while Word document is opened and perform Ctrl+A operation.
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DrunkenELF earned 1000 total points
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Dear ILGDRM,

Try the atatched Code..

Cheers!
D-ELF
Private Const CF_TEXT = 1
Private Declare Function GetClipboardData Lib "user32" (ByVal wFormat As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function CloseClipboard Lib "user32" () As Long
Private Declare Function OpenClipboard Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function lstrlen Lib "kernel32" Alias "lstrlenA" (ByVal lpString As Long) As Long
Private Declare Sub CopyMemory Lib "kernel32" Alias "RtlMoveMemory" (pDst As Any, pSrc As Long, ByVal ByteLen As Long)
Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim hStrPtr As Long, lLength As Long, sBuffer As String
    OpenClipboard Me.hwnd
    hStrPtr = GetClipboardData(CF_TEXT)
    If hStrPtr <> 0 Then
        lLength = lstrlen(hStrPtr)
        If lLength > 0 Then
            sBuffer = Space$(lLength)
            CopyMemory ByVal sBuffer, ByVal hStrPtr, lLength
            MsgBox sBuffer, vbInformation
        End If
    End If
    CloseClipboard
End Sub

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by:ILGDRM
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This solution gives data from clipboard in predefined format. I want to caqpture the data irrespective of it's data type like data, image, object etc.
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