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...Copy Files to the Windows clipboard?
Autor: Thomas Stutz
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uses
  
ShlObj, ClipBrd;

procedure CopyFilesToClipboard(FileList: string);
var
  
DropFiles: PDropFiles;
  hGlobal: THandle;
  iLen: Integer;
begin
  
iLen := Length(FileList) + 2;
  FileList := FileList + #0#0;
  hGlobal := GlobalAlloc(GMEM_SHARE or GMEM_MOVEABLE or GMEM_ZEROINIT,
    SizeOf(TDropFiles) + iLen);
  if (hGlobal = 0) then raise Exception.Create('Could not allocate memory.');
  begin
    
DropFiles := GlobalLock(hGlobal);
    DropFiles^.pFiles := SizeOf(TDropFiles);
    Move(FileList[1], (PChar(DropFiles) + SizeOf(TDropFiles))^, iLen);
    GlobalUnlock(hGlobal);
    Clipboard.SetAsHandle(CF_HDROP, hGlobal);
  end;
end;

// Example, Beispiel:

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  
CopyFilesToClipboard('C:\Bootlog.Txt'#0'C:\AutoExec.Bat');
end;

{
  Separate the files with a #0.
  Dateien mit einem #0 trennen.
}

 

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