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IDataObject.GetFormats Method (Boolean)

Returns a list of all formats that the data in this data object is stored in. A Boolean flag indicates whether or not to also include formats that the data can be automatically converted to.

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

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

Parameters

autoConvert
Type: System.Boolean
true to retrieve all formats that data stored in this data object is stored in, or can be converted to; false to retrieve only formats that data stored in this data object is stored in (excluding formats that the data is not stored in, but can be automatically converted to).

Return Value

Type: System.String[]
An array of strings, with each string specifying the name of a format supported by this data object.

For an implementation of this method, see GetFormats.

.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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