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Clipboard.GetImage Method

Returns a BitmapSource object from the Clipboard that contains data in the Bitmap format.

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

public static BitmapSource GetImage ()
public static BitmapSource GetImage ()
public static function GetImage () : BitmapSource
You cannot use methods in XAML.

Return Value

A BitmapSource object that contains data in the Bitmap format, or a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) if the data is unavailable in this format.

This method returns a BitmapSource object, either when data is available natively or when data can be auto-converted to the Bitmap data format.

A bitmap represents a computer graphic as an array of bits in memory, and these bits represent the attributes of the individual pixels in an image.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0