Clipboard::GetFileDropList Method ()
.NET Framework (current version)
Retrieves a collection of file names from the Clipboard.
System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
static StringCollection^ GetFileDropList()
The Clipboard could not be cleared. This typically occurs when the Clipboard is being used by another process.
The current thread is not in single-threaded apartment (STA) mode. Add the STAThreadAttribute to your application's Main method.
A file drop list is a collection of strings containing path information for files.
A file drop list is stored on the Clipboard as a String array. This method converts this array to a StringCollection and returns the collection.
Use the ContainsFileDropList method to determine whether the Clipboard contains a file drop list before retrieving it with this method.
Use the SetFileDropList method to add a file drop list to the Clipboard.
The Clipboard class can only be used in threads set to single thread apartment (STA) mode. To use this class, ensure that your Main method is marked with the STAThreadAttribute attribute.
The following example demonstrates this member.
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Available since 2.0