Copy Action



See Also

Copy Action Properties, Cut, Paste, Clear, Get Clipboard, Set Clipboard


Copies the selected text to the clipboard.

Practical Usage

This action will copy the selected region of text from the currently focused window to the Windows clipboard. This information can then be pasted to another application using the Paste Step, or by pressing CTRL+V.


This action has no parameters.


Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder


NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.