WorksheetBase.Paste Method (Object, Object)


Pastes the contents of the Clipboard onto the worksheet.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

public void Paste(
	object destination,
	object link


Type: System.Object

A Range object that specifies where the Clipboard contents should be pasted. If this argument is omitted, the current selection is used. This argument can be specified only if the contents of the Clipboard can be pasted into a range. If this argument is specified, the Link argument cannot be used.

Type: System.Object

true to establish a link to the source of the pasted data. If this argument is specified, the Destination argument cannot be used. The default value is false.

If you do not specify the Destination argument, you must select the destination range before you use this method.

This method might modify the sheet selection, depending on the contents of the Clipboard.

For information on optional parameters, see Optional Parameters in Office Solutions.

The following code example places the text "Paste Example" onto the Clipboard, and then uses the Paste method to paste the contents of the Clipboard into cell A1.

This example is for a document-level customization.

private void PasteText()
    Clipboard.SetText("Paste Example");
    this.Paste(this.Range["A1"], false);
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