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InkManager.CanPasteFromClipboard | canPasteFromClipboard method

Applies to Windows only

Identifies whether content on the clipboard can be added to the InkStroke collection that is managed by the InkManager.

Note  Clipboard content must be in Ink Serialized Format (ISF).

Syntax


var boolean = inkManager.canPasteFromClipboard();

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

Type: Boolean [JavaScript] | System.Boolean [.NET] | Platform::Boolean [C++]

True if content can be pasted from the clipboard; otherwise, false.

Examples

Here we show how to test whether the content on the clipboard can be added to an InkStroke collection before calling the PasteFromClipboard method.



function paste(evt)
{
    var insertionPoint = {x: 100, y: 60};
    var canPaste = inkManager.canPasteFromClipboard();
    if (canPaste)
    {
        inkManager.pasteFromClipboard(insertionPoint);
        displayStatus("Pasted");
        renderAllStrokes();
    }
    else
    {
        displayStatus("Cannot paste");
    }
}

For the complete example, see Ink App sample.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

None supported

Namespace

Windows.UI.Input.Inking
Windows::UI::Input::Inking [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

InkManager
Responding to pen and stylus input
Ink App sample

 

 

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