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Clipget & Clipput with graphics?

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Hi all,

Trying to take the data currently held in windows clipboard with its current format. The data will be mostly text of various font type, but it also contains a small graphic.

I want to paste into outlook exactly what I have copied. I have achieved this by sending control c and control v but I would like to know if it is possible to retrieve the data from clipboard, save it as a variable, and then output it later.

Note: I understand how to capture it as a string or an image this is not what I am trying to achieve.

Thanks,

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Clipboard contents are a collection of data in various formats that you can't just save to a variable like a string. Try running this several times after copying various types of data and you'll get a clue:

#include <Clipboard.au3>

_ClipBoard_Open(0)
$iCnt = _ClipBoard_CountFormats()
ConsoleWrite("$iCnt = " & $iCnt & @LF)

$iFormat = 0
While 1
    $iFormat = _ClipBoard_EnumFormats($iFormat)
    If $iFormat Then
        $sName = _ClipBoard_GetFormatName($iFormat)
        ConsoleWrite($iFormat & ":  $sName = " & $sName & @LF)
    Else
        ExitLoop
    EndIf
WEnd

_ClipBoard_Close()

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