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Clipboard.SetText Method (String, TextDataFormat)

Stores text data on the Clipboard in a specified text data format. The UnicodeText data to store is specified as a string.

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

public static void SetText(
	string text,
	TextDataFormat format


Type: System.String
A string that contains the text data to store on the Clipboard.
Type: System.Windows.TextDataFormat
A member of TextDataFormat that specifies the specific text data format to store.


text is null.

This method adds data with auto-conversion disabled.

.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.