Returns the contents of the system clipboard.
A displayed CAPI pane or interface.
A string, an image, a Lisp object, or
returns the contents of the system clipboard as a string, or
if the clipboard is empty.
controls what kind of object is read. The following values of
The object is a string. This the default value.
The object is of type image, converted from whatever format the platform supports.
The object is the Lisp value.
, the image returned by clipboard is associated with
, so you can free it explicitly with free-image or it will be freed automatically when the pane is destroyed.
The Windows clipboard is usually set by the user with the
gestures. Note that LispWorks uses these gestures when in Windows emulation mode.
On X, various gestures may set the clipboard. The X clipboard can be accessed by running the program
or the Emacs function
LispWorks CAPI Reference Manual - 11 Apr 2005