With this tool, you can see what exchange formats that a given clipboard or drag&drop object suports just by dragging it from other application or copying it to the clipboard.
Under the Hood
For getting the Clipboard
IDataObject interface, I used the
Clipboard class from the
System.Windows.Forms namespace. The formats are retreived using the method
GetFormats from the
The monitorization of Clipboard is handled with my component,
ClipboardViewer. This component is using the
ChangeClipboardChain Win32 Clipboard functions.
Installing & Building
- Download and extract the source code of this article
- Run the build.bat file from command prompt
- Now run the bin\main.exe and enjoy!
Do you have any questions or comments? Contact me!
- 6 Mar 2002
- The class
ClipboardViewer is now in a separate file, Rgl.Components.CliboardViewer.cs, and in a different namespace,
ClipboardViewer class now correctly creates itself on Win9X/ME
- 14 Feb 2002