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IDataObject.GetDataPresent Method (String, Boolean)

Checks to see whether the data is available in, or can be converted to, a specified format. A Boolean flag indicates whether to check if the data can be converted to the specified format, if it is not available in that format.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Clipboard = UIPermissionClipboard.AllClipboard)]
bool GetDataPresent(
	string format,
	bool autoConvert
)

Parameters

format
Type: System.String

A string that specifies what format to check for. See the DataFormats class for a set of pre-defined data formats.

autoConvert
Type: System.Boolean

false to only check for the specified format; true to also check whether or not data stored in this data object can be converted to the specified format.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the data is in, or can be converted to, the specified format; otherwise, false.

For an implementation of this method, see GetDataPresent.

 

Call GetDataPresent to determine whether a specified format is available in this data object before calling GetData.

 

Call GetFormats to obtain a list of all the formats that are available in this data object.

 

This method returns true when:

  • The autoConvert parameter is true and the data is in the specified format, or it can be converted to the specified format.

  • The autoConvert parameter is false and the data is in the specified format.

This method returns false when:

  • The autoConvert parameter is true and the data is not available in the specified format and cannot be converted to the specified format.

  • The autoConvert parameter is false, and the data is not available in the specified format.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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