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how can I disable clipboard on Excel with VBA?
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj) earned 500 total points
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Like this....

Public Declare Function OpenClipboard Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Public Declare Function EmptyClipboard Lib "user32" () As Long
Public Declare Function CloseClipboard Lib "user32" () As Long
 
Public Function ClearClipboard()
    OpenClipboard (0&)
    EmptyClipboard
    CloseClipboard
End Function

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Then you may invoke the function like this....
Sub TestClipboard()
   ClearClipboard
End Sub

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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
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Or if you are trying to clear the application's clipboard, you may try this...

Sub ClearApplicationClipboard()
Application.CutCopyMode = 0
End Sub

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