Application:getClipboard

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Available since: Gideros 2020.4
Class: Application

Description

Returns the data and its type stored in the clipboard. Note that some platforms don't support the synchronous form. On these (UWP,Html5) you'll need to provide a callback to get the function result.

(data) (type) = application:getClipboard(type,callback)

Parameters

type (string) the mime type of data to be stored
callback (function) if provided, enable the async form. The given function will be called with the results of the call

Return values

Returns (string) the data in the clipboard
Returns (string) the type of the data

Example

application:setClipboard("Gideros rocks!")
local data, type = application:getClipboard()
print(data, type) --> Gideros rocks!	text/plain