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Start VB and paste text from the clipboard!

Submitted on: 6/12/2018 8:16:17 AM
By: Rde 
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 7 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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        ClipText 2.1

ClipText was designed primarily to overcome a
problem with the VB-Ide wiping the clipboard.

Copy text, start VB, paste!

ClipText restores the last valid text when it
detects that the clipboard has been wiped.

This is a specific state, where the clipboard
reports valid text data available, but is empty.
ClipText does not over-write other data formats.

ClipText has become a simple clip-history tool.
It keeps available up to 60 of the last clips.
ClipText currently only supports plain text.

The default HotKey for pasting is Ctrl+Alt+V.

Features: Context menu for clip list and tray icon.
Compressed data file to allow no clip size limit.
Fully Unicode enabled. Can drag to reposition it.

Update 2.1 adds new LZW compression class which is
much faster and offers improved compression ratio.


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8/29/2016 12:27:46 AMRde

Bug fix v1.4
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4/9/2017 9:17:20 PMvb6coder

This program is a very helpful program and this is what i am searching for a long time, Many many thanks to Rde for your excellent program. I have just tested for Unicode text copy-paste and it works fine but though the clipboard list shows Unicode text as a question mark. My suggestion is make the clipboard list box as a Unicode text capable so that it can show Unicode text properly.
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4/14/2017 10:19:35 AMRde

Hi vb6coder

I'm afraid this is beyond me.
On my Win2K system with the VB
intrinsic controls ClipText
displays UTF-8 correctly but
not UTF-16. Not sure how to
fix this. Suggest replacing
the intrinsic controls with
unicode enabled controls.
These are generally expensive
and would require users of
ClipText to also have them.

I suggest trying the following:
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4/14/2017 10:21:12 AMRde

UniText & UniList
Unicode textbox and listbox at: 1

also UniControls: 8&lngWId=1

this helps :)
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