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...copy a string to the Clipboard and read it back?
Autor: Thomas Stutz
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uses
  
ClipBrd;

procedure StrToClipbrd(StrValue: string);
var
  
S: string;
  hMem: THandle;
  pMem: PChar;
begin
  
hMem := GlobalAlloc(GHND or GMEM_SHARE, Length(StrValue) + 1);
  if hMem <> 0 then
  begin
    
pMem := GlobalLock(hMem);
    if pMem <> nil then
    begin
      
StrPCopy(pMem, StrValue);
      GlobalUnlock(hMem);
      if OpenClipboard(0) then
      begin
        
EmptyClipboard;
        SetClipboardData(CF_TEXT, hMem);
        CloseClipboard;
      end
      else
        
GlobalFree(hMem);
    end
    else
      
GlobalFree(hMem);
  end;
end;

function GetStrFromClipbrd: string;
begin
  if 
Clipboard.HasFormat(CF_TEXT) then
    
Result := Clipboard.AsText
  else
  begin
    
ShowMessage('There is no text in the Clipboard!');
    Result := '';
  end;
end;


// write "Hallo" to the clipboard and read it back.
// "Hallo" in die Zwischenablage schreiben und wieder zurücklesen

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
begin
  
StrToClipbrd('Hallo');
  ShowMessage(GetStrFromClipbrd);
end;

 

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