Application.ClipboardFormats Property (Excel)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns the formats that are currently on the Clipboard, as an array of numeric values. To determine whether a particular format is on the Clipboard, compare each element in the array with the appropriate constant listed in the Remarks section. Read-only Variant.

expression .ClipboardFormats(Index)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Index

Optional

Variant

The array element to be returned. If this argument is omitted, the property returns the entire array of formats that are currently on the Clipboard. For more information, see the Remarks section.

This property returns an array of numeric values. To determine whether a particular format is on the Clipboard compare each element of the array with one of the XlClipboardFormat constants.

This example displays a message box if the Clipboard contains a rich-text format (RTF) object. You can create an RTF object by copying text from a Word document.

aFmts = Application.ClipboardFormats 
For Each fmt In aFmts 
 If fmt = xlClipboardFormatRTF Then 
 MsgBox "Clipboard contains rich text" 
 End If 
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