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How to Set Clipboard Text Programmatically in Windows Phone

· Mobile Zone

If you have to set the Clipboard text programmatically in your Windows Phone, you can use the Clipboard Class that is defined in the System.Windows Namespace.

Clipboard is a static class that exposes 3 properties

1. ContainsText

2. GetText

3. SetText

How to Set Clipboard text (Copy Paste) programmatically in Windows Phone?

You can use the Clipboard.SetText to set the text for the clipboar.

Clipboard.SetText("www.windowsphonerocks.com");

There is also a restriction to use the Clipboard.GetText which results in the SecurityException.

To test if the Clipboard has the value that you set, just paste the data to a textbox after using the Clipboard.SetText

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