Get Clipboard Action - Setting Properties

The Get Clipboard action is used to populate a variable with the contents of the Windows clipboard. You must first create the variable using the Create Variable action, and use a Cut, Copy, or Set Clipboard action to place text on the clipboard.

To set Get Clipboard properties:

  1. From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Clipboard folder and double-click the Get Clipboard action or drag it into the Steps pane. The following dialog appears:

  1. From the General tab, In the Populate variable with contents field, select the variable to populate.

  2. To set the Description tab properties, please refer to Description Tab Options.

  3. To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, please refer to Step Error Handling.

  4. When finished, click OK to save settings.

See Also

About Actions

Adding Task Steps

Get Clipboard Action