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IDataObject.GetData Method (Type)

Retrieves a data object in a specified format; the data format is specified by a Type object.

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

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

Parameters

format
Type: System.Type

A Type object that specifies what format to retrieve the data as. See the DataFormats class for a set of predefined data formats.

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: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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