Indicates whether there is data on the Clipboard that is in the specified format or can be converted to that format.
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
Return ValueType: System.Boolean
true if there is data on the Clipboard that is in the specified format or can be converted to that format; otherwise, false.
The DataFormats class contains pre-defined format names that you can use with this method.
Use this method to determine whether the Clipboard contains data in the specified format or a compatible format before retrieving it with the GetData method.
Data can be converted to another format if it was stored specifying that conversion is allowed, and if the requested format is compatible with the stored format. For example, data stored as Unicode can be converted to text.
The following example demonstrates this member.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
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