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DataObject.SetData Method (String, Object, Boolean)

Stores the specified data in this data object, along with one or more specified data formats. This overload includes a Boolean flag to indicate whether the data can be converted to another format on retrieval.

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

public void SetData(
	string format,
	Object data,
	bool autoConvert
)

Parameters

format
Type: System.String

A string that specifies the format for the data. For a set of predefined data formats, see the DataFormats class.

data
Type: System.Object

An object that represents the data to store in this data object.

autoConvert
Type: System.Boolean

true to allow the data to be converted to another format on retrieval; false to prohibit the data from being converted to another format on retrieval.

Implements

IDataObject.SetData(String, Object, Boolean)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

data or format is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • UIPermission 

    for permission to transfer data to the system Clipboard. Associated enumeration: AllClipboard.

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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