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GetText Method (TextDataFormat)
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Clipboard.GetText Method (TextDataFormat)

Returns a string containing text data on the Clipboard.

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

public static string GetText(
	TextDataFormat format


Type: System.Windows.TextDataFormat
A member of TextDataFormat that specifies the text data format to retrieve.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string containing text data in the specified data format, or an empty string if no corresponding text data is available.

.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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