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Here is a UDF which allows you to have more than 1 item in the Clipboard and handle binaries not just text!.

Can handle ALL data types  text or images or binaries HTML yada yada.

Gives autoIT functionality that potentially AHK can do , multiple paste buffers


ClipboardEx.UDF - ; Clipboard 'Extended' creates a memory copy of current clipboard, and adds meta data like size and type sense. Credits to J Rowes for some of this code.

ClipboardHistory.UDF: Simple LIFO History.

ClipBoardHistoryGUI.UDF : Clipboard History viewer for history - can view items in history (mouse over) use mouse click to select an ltem and put on clipboard.

Any files with the word 'example' in the name will run.


Ok version 2 - works on autoIT v 3.12. w7 added another example file.






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Hi more info  ..

ClipboardHistoryExample..see the console output

ClipboardHistoryGUIexample. - will run History Viewer.

Other than that what error are you getting what version of widows and autoit?



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win7 x64, v3.3.12.0

>Running:(\Program Files (x86)\AutoIt3\autoit3.exe "G:\au3s\__\ClipboardHistoryGUIexampleTextOnly.au3"    
--> Press Ctrl+Alt+Break to Restart or Ctrl+Break to Stop
Clipboard formats ..: 4
"G:\au3s\__\ClipboardEx.au3" (186) : ==> Subscript used on non-accessible variable.:
$aClipTo[0] = $avClip[UBound($avClip) - 1][3+0]
$aClipTo[0] = $avClip^ ERROR
->01:38:34 AutoIt3.exe ended.rc:1
+>01:38:34 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 1    Time: 0.496
"G:\au3s\__\ClipboardEx.au3"(99,79) : error: _WinAPI_ShowError(): undefined function.
    If Not _ClipBoard_Open($hGUI) Then _WinAPI_ShowError("_ClipBoard_Open failed")
"G:\au3s\__\ClipboardEx.au3"(162,58) : error: _WinAPI_GetClassName(): undefined function.
      $class = _WinAPI_GetClassName(WinGetHandle("[ACTIVE]"))
G:\au3s\__\ClipboardHistory_example.au3 - 2 error(s), 0 warning(s)
!>01:39:46 AU3Check ended. Press F4 to jump to next error.rc:2
+>01:39:46 AutoIt3Wrapper Finished.
>Exit code: 2    Time: 0.418


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ok i'll have a look what i get a chance - it was tested  win 7..

ok i've reproduced the problem..i was using v3.3.8.1..so if you want to have a play on that version...but i'll have to try and port it to the latest

-fun and games! 

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Ok give new verion 2 a try ..

auto 3.12 the arrayInsert was broke (WHY!!!!!!)..so i included an arrayInsert from AutoIt v 3.8 ..seems to work..

Thanks for all your help ...my apols...why they break autoIT!!


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Ok give new verion 2 a try ..

auto 3.12 the arrayInsert was broke (WHY!!!!!!)..so i included an arrayInsert from AutoIt v 3.8 ..seems to work..

Thanks for all your help ...my apols...why they break autoIT!!


​It's not broken, it's been changed since 3.3.8.x, that's a major difference. There's a list of script breaking changes in the help file for every release that has these types of changes. All you had to do was read the help file to find out what they were and change your script accordingly.

If I posted any code, assume that code was written using the latest release version unless stated otherwise. Also, if it doesn't work on XP I can't help with that because I don't have access to XP, and I'm not going to.
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Hi do you know the exact change? I had a look a  script breaking changes couldn't see anything about arrayInsert or in the  change history am i looking in the right place.  ok I see in the help file 

  • Array UDF was re-written. Functions and/or parameters have been changed, removed or added. A detailed list can be found here



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There is a link in the script breaking changes page under:

Array UDF was re-written. Functions and/or parameters have been changed, removed or added. A detailed list can be found here.

 which takes you here.


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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