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)

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

Parameters

format
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.

autoConvert
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
Available since 3.0
Silverlight
Available since 4.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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