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Hello everyone,

 I need a simple code to be able to know if current clipboard content is a string text or a file path (a file has been copied)

I think i must use @error but i can't be able to get any results.

Example:

$clipboard = ClipGet()
if $clipboard <> $last And $clipboard <> "" And @error=0 Then
 ; the clipbord contain a string

Endif

  Please help.

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Hi,

Take a look at the _ClipBoard_EnumFormats function example in the helpfile.

You will see the formats according to the data in the clipboard.

Then, you can use _ClipBoard_IsFormatAvailable.

Br, FireFox.


 

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That's what I said...


 

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