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Clipboard.SetText Method (String)

Stores UnicodeText data on the Clipboard.

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

public static void SetText(
	string text
You cannot use methods in XAML.


Type: System.String

A string that contains the UnicodeText data to store on the Clipboard.


text is null.

This data format denotes 16-bit character encoded Unicode, also referred to as UTF-16, and UCS-2.

This method adds data with auto-conversion disabled.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0