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Clipboard.GetText Method

Returns a string containing the UnicodeText data on the Clipboard.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
public static string GetText()

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string containing the UnicodeText data , or an empty string if no UnicodeText data is available on the Clipboard.

The UnicodeText data format denotes 16-bit character encoded Unicode, also referred to as UTF-16, and UCS-2.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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