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Copy Text to Clipboard

Posted on 2013-01-15
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What do I need to change?

    protected void cmdGetResearchList_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    // Builds the symbol list for nasdaq.com
    {
        string strSymbolName1 = "";
        foreach (GridViewRow row in grdWatchList.Rows)
        {
            strSymbolName1 += row.Cells[2].Text + ",";
        }
        txtResearchList.Text = strSymbolName1;
        Clipboard.SetText(txtResearchList.Text);   // Error here

    }

Compiles but errors.

Current thread must be set to single thread apartment (STA) mode before OLE calls can be made. Ensure that your Main function has STAThreadAttribute marked on it.

What should I change?

Thanks,
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Question by:Dovberman
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by:Paul MacDonald
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I'm sorry, but you're trying to paste text to the clipboard from a web page?
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by:Dovberman
ID: 38780061
I am trying to paste text to the clipboard from my own web page.

This code is in my aspx.cs file.

The string is "UNTD,SAIA,HUBG,STR,ARTNA,NWS,AGM,CBU,VLY,"
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Paul MacDonald earned 300 total points
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Would it help to just save the text to a file?  I'm not sure you can paste to the clipboard from a web page.
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by:Dovberman
ID: 38781443
There seems to be no resolution. I will copy the text to a popup window.
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by:Dovberman
ID: 38781446
Thank you.
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