Retrieves a collection of file names from the Clipboard.
public static StringCollection GetFileDropList()
Exception Condition ExternalException
The Clipboard could not be cleared. This typically occurs when the Clipboard is being used by another process.
The current thread is not in single-threaded apartment (STA) mode. Add the
to your application's STAThreadAttribute method. Main
A file drop list is a collection of strings containing path information for files.
A file drop list is stored on the Clipboard as a
array. This method converts this array to a String and returns the collection. StringCollection
method to determine whether the Clipboard contains a file drop list before retrieving it with this method. ContainsFileDropList
method to add a file drop list to the Clipboard. SetFileDropList
class can only be used in threads set to single thread apartment (STA) mode. To use this class, ensure that your Clipboard method is marked with the Main attribute. STAThreadAttribute
The following example demonstrates this member.
// Demonstrates SetFileDropList, ContainsFileDroList, and GetFileDropList
System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection returnList = null;
returnList = Clipboard.GetFileDropList();
Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
.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)
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