GetData Method (String, Boolean)
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IDataObject.GetData Method (String, Boolean)

Retrieves a data object in a specified format, optionally converting the data to the specified format.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, Clipboard = UIPermissionClipboard.AllClipboard)]
Object GetData(
	string format,
	bool autoConvert


Type: System.String
A string that specifies what format to retrieve the data as. See the DataFormats class for a set of predefined data formats.
Type: System.Boolean
true to attempt to automatically convert the data to the specified format; false for no data format conversion.
If this parameter is false, the method returns data in the specified format if available, or null if the data is not available in the specified format.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
A data object with the data in the specified format, or null if the data is not available in the specified format.

For an implementation of this method, see GetData.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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