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openclipboard (coredll)
 

coredll is for smart devices, not desktop Windows. Therefore, this information only applies to code using the .NET Compact Framework. To see if information for openclipboard in other DLLs exists, click on Find References to the right.

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Summary
The OpenClipboard function opens the clipboard for examination and prevents other applications from modifying the clipboard content
Relation
CloseClipboard(), SetClipboardData(), EmptyClipboard()

C# Signature:

[DllImport("coredll.dll", EntryPoint="OpenClipboard", SetLastError=true)]  
private static extern bool OpenClipboard(IntPtr hWndNewOwner);  

VB Signature:

Declare Function OpenClipboard Lib "coredll.dll" (TODO) As TODO

VB.Net Signature:

<DllImport("coredll.dll")> Shared Function OpenClipboard(ByVal hWndNewOwner As Integer) As Boolean
End Function

User-Defined Types:

None.

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Notes:

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Sample Code:

Please see SetClipboardData()

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