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Trigger event when data copied to clipboard

Is it possible to trigger an event in VB.NET whenever anything is copied
to the clipboard?
Jun 2 '06 #1
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AFAIK, there is no built-in support for this.

What I've done in the past is to simply use a Timer and to monitor the
Clipboard content(s) in the timer event.

Dick

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Jun 2 '06 #2
Dustin,

This might work for you:

http://www.vbaccelerator.com/home/ne...ns/article.asp

Kerry Moorman
"Dustin Davis" wrote:
Is it possible to trigger an event in VB.NET whenever anything is copied
to the clipboard?

Jun 2 '06 #3
Cool. Thanks!

I think I found one that is similar:
http://www.radsoftware.com.au/articl...rdmonitor.aspx

Kerry Moorman wrote:
Dustin,

This might work for you:

http://www.vbaccelerator.com/home/ne...ns/article.asp

Kerry Moorman
"Dustin Davis" wrote:
Is it possible to trigger an event in VB.NET whenever anything is copied
to the clipboard?

Jun 2 '06 #4

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