Clipboard.GetImage Method

Returns a BitmapSource object from the Clipboard that contains data in the Bitmap format.

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

public static BitmapSource GetImage()
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource
A BitmapSource object that contains data in the Bitmap format, or null if the data is unavailable in this format.

This method returns a BitmapSource object, either when data is available natively or when data can be auto-converted to the Bitmap data format.

A bitmap represents a computer graphic as an array of bits in memory, and these bits represent the attributes of the individual pixels in an image.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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