Programs like Ditto are a great augmentation to the Windows clipboard where it keeps a list of items you copy and paste and you can go back to days, weeks, months later. It also comes in handy for multiple copied items you need to paste over and over again.
Windows 10 also now has a clipboard history capability (though not as robust, I think, as Ditto).
I would like to simulate this type of clipboard history into my own apps independent of Windows' clipboard, but I haven't a clue as to where to begin.
Thank you in advance for any suggestions, examples, shelved codes. ☺
I'm creating a tool which automatically saves screenshots. I've found that some images appear corrupt after saving. I've narrowed the source down to screenshots taken from within an RDP session via the Ctrl+Alt+Plus (PrtScn equivalent) and Ctrl+Alt+Minus (Alt+PrtScn equivalent) key combos.
Here is the example code:
#include <ClipBoard.au3> #include <GDIPlus.au3> If _ClipBoard_IsFormatAvailable($CF_BITMAP) Then ConsoleWrite("+Bitmap found on Clipboard" & @CRLF) If Not _ClipBoard_Open(0) Then MsgBox(16, "Error", "_ClipBoard_Open failed") Exit EndIf $hClipboardImage = _ClipBoard_GetDataEx($CF_BITMAP) _ClipBoard_Close() _GDIPlus_Startup() $hBitmap = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromHBITMAP($hClipboardImage) $sCLSID = _GDIPlus_EncodersGetCLSID("JPG") _GDIPlus_ImageSaveToFileEx($hBitmap, @ScriptDir & "\" & TimerInit() & "_Clipboard_Image.jpg", $sCLSID, 0) _GDIPlus_BitmapDispose($hBitmap) _GDIPlus_Shutdown() Else MsgBox(48, @ScriptName, "No Bitmap found on Clipboard") EndIf If you copy a local window to the clipboard via Alt+PrtScn the above works fine. If you copy a window in an RDP session via Ctrl+Alt+Minus it saves the image, but the left-hand edge appears to contain a few pixels sliced off the right-hand side of the bitmap (see two attached images for examples; one good, one bad). If you paste directly into MSPaint, the image appears correctly, so the clipboard contents is good. It seems to be the process of converting the bitmap handle to an image file via GDIPlus which corrupts it (though I may be wrong about this).
I've tried inspecting the contents of the clipboard via the _ClipBoard_EnumFormats example and I've noticed the clipboard from the RDP session contains a couple more formats;
Clipboard formats ..: 3 Clipboard format 1 .: Bitmap Clipboard format 2 .: DIB Clipboard format 3 .: DIB V5 RDP:
Clipboard formats ..: 5 Clipboard format 1 .: DataObject Clipboard format 2 .: DIB Clipboard format 3 .: DIB V5 Clipboard format 4 .: Ole Private Data Clipboard format 5 .: Bitmap However the _ClipBoard_GetDataEx function is specifying the $CF_BITMAP constant for the format, which both instances contain, so I'm not sure the extra formats have any impact?
I've tried using a combination of _ClipBoard_GetDataEx($CF_DIB) and _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromMemory in an effort to write the binary directly to a file, instead of using a bitmap handle, however this doesn't appear to work and just returns a zero and doesn't set @error to anything, which isn't covered in the help file (a failure should return a zero and set the @error level to something).
I've hunted around the forums and tried everything I can think of. I can normally figure most things out without posting but I've been dipping in and out of this script for a few months now and have finally thrown in the towel and must ask you guys for help, which isn't a decision I take lightly. Your help is, as always, greatly appreciated.
I want to copy just the selected text in an input control and put it to the clipboard, but GuiCtrlRead() always reads all of the text in the control.
In this test code, when I highlight a portion of the left control's text and press ^C, I want to copy just that text to the clipboard; but when I highlight a portion of the right control's text and press ^C, I want to copy all of its text to the clipboard.
#include <Debug.au3> _DebugSetup(@ScriptName & "_debug.txt", False, 2, "") _DebugOut("=============== " & @MON & "/" & @MDAY & "/" & @YEAR & " " & @HOUR & ":" & @MIN & ":" & @SEC & " ====================") #include <GUIConstants.au3> #include <WinAPI.au3> #include <Array.au3> Opt("GUICloseOnESC", 1) ; ESC closes GUI? (0 = no, 1 = yes) Opt("GUIOnEventMode", 1) ; Set OnEvent mode Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1) OnAutoItExitRegister("Event_GUIClose") Opt("GUIEventOptions", 1) ;0=default, 1=just notification, 2=GuiCtrlRead tab index Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", -2) ;1=start, 2=subStr, 3=exact, 4=advanced, -1 to -4=Nocase Global $hWnd_MainWin, $iID_Left, $iID_Right _Main() Func _Main() $hWnd_MainWin = GUICreate("test7", 200, 300) $iID_Left = GUICtrlCreateInput("AAA BBB CCC (get Selected text)", 10, 30, 200, 25) GUICtrlSetOnEvent($iID_Left, "handle_left_btn") $iID_Right = GUICtrlCreateInput("DDD EEE FFF (get All text)", 10, 60, 200, 25) GUICtrlSetOnEvent($iID_Right, "handle_right_btn") Local $aAccelKeys = [["^c", $hWnd_MainWin]] GUISetAccelerators($aAccelKeys) GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, 'Event_GUIClose') GUISetState() ; Make everything visible While 1 Sleep(127) WEnd EndFunc ;==>_Main Func handle_CTRL_C_key() ConsoleWrite("+++: handle_CTRL_C_key() entered" & @CRLF) Local $hCtrl, $ctrlID, $control_classname, $text $control_classname = ControlGetFocus($hWnd_MainWin) $hCtrl = ControlGetHandle($hWnd_MainWin, "", $control_classname) $ctrlID = _WinAPI_GetDlgCtrlID($hCtrl) If ($ctrlID = $iID_Left) Then $text = GUICtrlRead($ctrlID) ClipPut($text) ConsoleWrite("+++: Copied selected text:" & @CRLF & "==>" & $text & "<==" & @CRLF) ElseIf ($ctrlID = $iID_Right) Then $text = GUICtrlRead($ctrlID) ClipPut($text) ConsoleWrite("+++: Copied all text:" & @CRLF & "==>" & $text & "<==" & @CRLF) EndIf EndFunc ;==>handle_CTRL_C_key Func Event_GUIClose() Exit (99) EndFunc ;==>Event_GUIClose Func handle_left_btn() ConsoleWrite("+++: handle_left_btn() entered" & @CRLF) EndFunc ;==>handle_left_btn Func handle_right_btn() ConsoleWrite("+++: handle_right_btn() entered" & @CRLF) EndFunc ;==>handle_right_btn
i want to copy a picture file to clipboard, so that i can paste the picture through ctrl+V
this is my code ,but it dosen't work :
#AutoIt3Wrapper_UseX64 = n #Include <Clipboard.au3> #include <GDIPlus.au3> _GDIPlus_Startup() $hClipboard_Bitmap = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromFile('C:\1.jpg') _ClipBoard_Open(0) _ClipBoard_SetDataEx($hClipboard_Bitmap,$CF_BITMAP) _ClipBoard_Close() _GDIPlus_Shutdown() can you help me
I fail trying to save content from WhatsApp other then plain text to a file that way, that non-char-content will be preserved in it's correct encoding. e.g. Emojis are spoiled.
I've tried to do so using just filewrite() as well as forcing UTF
#include <clipboard.au3> MsgBox(0,"Ready to read clipboard","Mark some WhatsApp content with non-char elements, e.g. Emojis, copy that to your clipboard (CTRL+c), then click OK here.") $ClipContent=_ClipBoard_GetData() ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $ClipContent = ' & $ClipContent & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF & "Extended: " & @extended & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console $File="C:\temp\ClipSaveToFile.txt" $h=FileOpen($File,2+8+64) ; overwrite, create path, UTF16 FileWrite($h,$ClipContent) FileClose($h) $h=FileOpen($File,64) $NeuGelesen=FileRead($h) ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $NeuGelesen = ' & $NeuGelesen & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF & StringLen ($NeuGelesen) & @CRLF ) ;### Debug Console FileClose($h) _ClipBoard_SetData($NeuGelesen) MsgBox(0,"Done","Re-read content of TEMP file was placed to the clipboard. Now paste this into WhatsApp. (Emojis will be spoiled)") I've also tried other encodings (16, 32, 64, 512)
Or what is a different, functional approach to save WhatsApp Content to File in a way, to be able to to get it back to post it back to WhatsApp?