GetFormat Method

Determines if data in a specified format is available on the OLE drag-and-drop DataObject. Available at run time only.


oDataObject.GetFormat(nFormat | cFormat)

Parameters

nFormat| cFormat

Specifies the format of the data to retrieve. The following table lists some of the formats with a description of each format. For more information about the data formats available, see the documentation for Visual C++ on the Microsoft Developer Network. You can also create your own format by specifying a unique character string for cFormat.

Data Format* nFormat| cFormat Description

CF_TEXT

1

Text format.

CF_OEMTEXT

7

Text format containing characters in the OEM character set.

CF_UNICODETEXT

13

Unicode text format.

NoteNote

Available only for versions of Visual FoxPro running on Windows NT 4.0 or later.

CF_FILES or CF_HDROP

15

A handle that identifies a list of files, such as a set of files dragged from the Windows Explorer.

CFSTR_OLEVARIANTARRAY

"OLE Variant Array"

An array. Multiple values can be transferred in a single drag and drop operation with this format.

For example, this format can be used to drag a set of items in a list box to another list box.

CFSTR_OLEVARIANT

"OLE Variant"

A variant. All data types in Visual FoxPro are represented as variants. This format can be used to drag and drop Visual FoxPro data without losing the data type.

CFSTR_VFPSOURCEOBJECT

"VFP Source Object"

A reference to the Visual FoxPro drag source object.

* Defined in FOXPRO.H.

Applies To: DataObject Object

The GetFormat method returns true (.T.) if the DataObject contains data in the format you specify with nFormat or cFormat; otherwise returns false (.F.).

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