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Clipboard.GetFiles

Queries file paths on the clipboard.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Clipboard 5.1 Yes Yes No No Yes
MBS( "Clipboard.GetFiles" )   More

Parameters

none

Result

Returns list or error.

Description

Queries file paths on the clipboard.
If you copy files in Finder or Explorer, you can use this plugin function to get a list of files.
Returns native file paths, so you may need Path.NativePathToFileMakerPath function.

For server this will query the clipboard of the user account running the server app on the server computer and not the clipboard of any client.

Examples

Query list of files:

MBS( "Clipboard.GetFiles" )

See also

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Created 23th April 2015, last changed 29th April 2016


Clipboard.GetFileMakerData   -   Clipboard.GetHTMLText

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