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Send a string to the clipboard

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 2:12:00 AM
By: Found on the World Wide Web (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 4 Users
Compatibility: C++ (general)
Views: 1371
 
     Without using OLE... Michael Pickens mfc_faq@stingray.com
 
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//**************************************
// Name: Send a string to the clipboard
// Description:Without using OLE...
Michael Pickens mfc_faq@stingray.com
// By: Found on the World Wide Web (from psc cd)
//**************************************

CString str = "Some text";
::OpenClipboard(this->m_hWnd);
::EmptyClipboard();
HGLOBAL h = GlobalAlloc(GHND | GMEM_SHARE, str.GetLength() + 1);
strcpy((LPSTR)GlobalLock(h), str);
GlobalUnlock(h);
::SetClipboardData(CF_TEXT, h);
::CloseClipboard(); 


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