Set Clipboard Action



See Also

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


Sets the clipboard to the text specified in the Text parameter.

Practical Usage

(see description)


Text to Send to the Clipboard

Text, Required
MARKUP: <AMCLIPBOARDSET>Insert this text into the clipboard</AMCLIPBOARDSET>

Specifies the text that should be placed into the clipboard. As with all text parameters, expressions may be used.


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.

<AMCLIPBOARDSET>The current date is %Format(Now(),&quot;mm-dd-yyyy&quot;)% Thanks for asking.</AMCLIPBOARDSET>