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DataFormats Class

Provides a set of predefined data format names that can be used to identify data formats available in the clipboard or drag-and-drop operations.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public static class DataFormats
public final class DataFormats
public final class DataFormats
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

The DataObject class and other classes that implement the IDataObject interface use the static formats defined by DataFormats to describe each data format that is stored in a data object. Data objects are typically used for transferring data to and from the system clipboard, and in drag-and-drop operations.

The following table lists the values of the static data format fields provided by DataFormats. These field values are provided for informational purposes only; in general, code should always refer to the appropriate field, rather than hard-coded strings.

Field

Field Value

Description

Bitmap

"Bitmap"

Specifies a Microsoft Windows bitmap data format.

CommaSeparatedValue

"CSV"

Specifies a comma-separated value (CSV) data format.

Dib

"DeviceIndependentBitmap"

Specifies the device-independent bitmap (DIB) data format.

Dif

"DataInterchangeFormat"

Specifies the Windows Data Interchange Format (DIF) data format.

EnhancedMetafile

"EnhancedMetafile"

Specifies the Windows enhanced metafile format.

FileDrop

"FileDrop"

Specifies the Windows file drop format.

Html

"HTML Format"

Specifies the HTML data format.

Locale

"Locale"

Specifies the locale (culture) data format.

MetafilePicture

"MetaFilePict"

Specifies the Windows metafile picture data format.

OemText

"OEMText"

Specifies the standard Windows OEM text data format.

Palette

"Palette"

Specifies the Windows palette data format.

PenData

"PenData"

Specifies the Windows pen data format.

Riff

"RiffAudio"

Specifies the Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) audio data format.

Rtf

"Rich Text Format"

Specifies the Rich Text Format (RTF) data format.

Serializable

"PersistentObject"

Specifies a data format that encapsulates any type of serializable data objects.

StringFormat

"System.String"

Specifies the common language runtime (CLR) string class data format.

SymbolicLink

"SymbolicLink"

Specifies the Windows symbolic link data format.

Text

"Text"

Specifies the ANSI text data format.

Tiff

"TaggedImageFileFormat"

Specifies the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) data format.

UnicodeText

"UnicodeText"

Specifies the Unicode text data format.

WaveAudio

"WaveAudio"

Specifies the wave audio data format.

Xaml

"Xaml"

Specifies the Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) data format.

XamlPackage

"XamlPackage"

Specifies the Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML) package data format.

System.Object
  System.Windows.DataFormats

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0
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