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 object is a Windows metafile.
, 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.
only on MS Windows. The object is a metafile which should be freed using free-metafile when no longer needed. See also draw-metafile and draw-metafile-to-image.
The Windows clipboard is usually set by the user with the
gestures. Note that LispWorks uses these gestures when in Windows emulation mode.
On X11/Motif, various gestures may set the clipboard. The X clipboard can be accessed by running the program
or the Emacs function
The Mac OS X clipboard is usually set by the user with the
LispWorks CAPI Reference Manual - 25 Jul 2006