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)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function GetImage As BitmapSource

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource
A BitmapSource object that contains data in the Bitmap format, or Nothing 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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.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)

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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