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Queries a picture from clipboard.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Clipboard 6.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "Clipboard.GetPicture" { ; ImageType; FileName } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
ImageType The type of image to return.
Either JPEG, PNG, GIF or BMP. Default is JPEG.
"JPEG" Optional
FileName The filename to use for the picture.
Default is "image" with the extension matching the image type.
"test.jpg" Optional


Returns image or error.


Queries a picture from clipboard.
You can store image in a container field for example.

See also

Release notes

  • Version 13.1
    • Improved Clipboard.GetPicture to take JPEG, PNG or GIF directly from the clipboard if available. Falls back to bitmap if that is not available.
  • Version 9.5

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Created 3th July 2016, last changed 29th September 2020

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