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Listening to the Clipboard: Delphi Clipboard Spy with Custom Clipboard Formats

By December 17, 2012

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in Advanced Delphi :: Clipboard stores information in multiple formats so we can transfer data between applications that use different formats. When reading information from the clipboard with Delphi's TClipboard class, we are limited to standard clipboard formats: text, pictures and metafiles.

Suppose we have two different Delphi applications running, what do you say about defining custom clipboard format in order to send and receive data between those two (Delphi) programs?

Read the full article to learn how to dive into the Clipboard change notifications using Delphi and create your own Clipboard formats.


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