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Manage the Clipboard in Microsoft Access

Easily support Clipboard operations for your users. The Clipboard control lets you place and retrieve data from the Windows Clipboard without using Windows API calls.

Using the Clipboard Control

Simply place the Clipboard control on your Microsoft Access form. It does not have any design time properties. You simply call its methods through VBA depending on whether you're dealing with text or binaries:

  • Clear to clear the clipboard

  • GetText to get the value from the clipboard

  • SetText to assign a value to the clipboard

  • GetPicture to get a binary image from the clipboard

  • SetPicture to assign a binary image from the clipboard