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WD97: Sample VB Code to Assign Clipboard Text to String Variable
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This article provides a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro example that uses the GetFromClipboard and GetText methods, to retrieve text stored on the Clipboard and assigns the contents to a string variable.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)The following example Visual Basic for Applications subroutine uses the GetFromClipboard and GetText methods, to retrieve the Clipboard contents to a string variable.
For information about how to do this in earlier versions of Word, please see the following article(s) in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
82111For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/82111/EN-US/ )WordBasic Macro to Assign Clipboard Text to a String Variable
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/173707/EN-US/ )OFF97: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Article ID: 158436 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 2.3