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 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.