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Okay, since I created the _ClipPutHyperlink() function, I figured I might as well just go one step further and open up the whole HTML Clipboard send/put interface and make it really simple to use - not only for simple Hyperlinks, but also for complete pieces of HTML code as well.

Note that 'PlainText' is the optional view of your HTML code that should be free of formatting. This is helpful when pasting to applications that don't accept HTML formatted strings, such as Notepad.

Note also that the HTML code NEEDS to be encoded in UTF-8 format. (For straight-ANSI/ASCII code, you don't need to do anything, UTF-8 encoding only comes into play for Unicode formatting).

Anyway, bundled in the ZIP is the UDF and a short example (same as the below HTMLPut Example).

Additionally, see the sample code for _ClipGetHTML().

Example 1: HyperlinkPut:

; Special Unicode text call
_ClipPutHyperlink("http://www.google.co.jp/",ChrW(0x30B0)& ChrW(0x30FC)& ChrW(0x30B0)& ChrW(0x30EB)& " (Japanese Google)")
; Regular text

- Example 'paste' Output -

Unicode Hyperlink:

グーグル (Japanese Google)

Regular Hyperlink:


Example 2: HTMLPut

; Example is in 'Quote' because Code & AutoIt tags fail to handle this properly at the moment:

Local $sHTMLStr,$sPlainTextStr

$sHTMLStr='<html><head>'&@CRLF & " <title>Page Title</title>"&@CRLF & _

' <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">'&@CRLF & _

"</head>"&@CRLF & "<body>"&@CRLF & "<h1>Headline Text</h1>"&@CRLF & _

"<p>This is a paragraph showing the formatting possibilities using the "&@CRLF & _

'<a href="http://sites.google.com/site/ascend4ntscode/clipputhtml">_ClipPutHTML() functions</a>.'&@CRLF& _

" The regular modifiders, such as <strong>bold</strong>, <i>italics</i>, and <u>underlines</u> work as usual,"&@CRLF& _

" just like all other HTML formatting.</p>"&@CRLF & "<p>Â </p>"&@CRLF & _

"<p><strong>Here's an example list:</strong></p>"&@CRLF & "<ul>"&@CRLF & _

" <li>List <i>item</i> #1.</li>"&@CRLF & _

" <li>List <i>item</i> #2.</li>"&@CRLF & _

' <li>List <i>item</i> #3 with a <a href="http://www.google.com">Hyperlink</a></li>'&@CRLF & _

"</ul>"&@CRLF & "</body>"&@CRLF & "</html>"

$sPlainTextStr="Headline Text"&@CRLF&@CRLF& _

"This is a paragraph showing the formatting possibilities using the _ClipPutHTML() functions."& _

"The regular modifiders, such as bold, italics, and underlines work as usual, just like all other HTML formatting."&@CRLF&@CRLF& _

" Here's an example list:"&@CRLF& _

" * List item #1."&@CRLF& _

" * List item #2."&@CRLF& _

" * List item #3 with a Hyperlink"&@CRLF


- Example 'paste' output -

Headline Text

This is a paragraph showing the formatting possibilities using the _ClipPutHTML() functions. The regular modifiders, such as bold, italics, and underlines work as usual, just like all other HTML formatting.

Here's an example list:

  • List item #1.
  • List item #2.
  • List item #3 with a Hyperlink

Get the Code at my Site

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  • If you provide source, keep the header as I have put it, OR, if you expand it, then at least acknowledge me as the original author, and any other authors I credit

  • If the program is released, acknowledge me in your credits (it doesn't have to state which functions came from me, though again if the source is provided - see #1)

  • The source on it's own (as opposed to part of a project) can not be posted unless a link to the page(s) where the code were retrieved from is provided and a message stating that the latest updates will be available on the page(s) linked to.

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