Set Clipboard Text

This function sets the Clipboard value to the given value.

For the moment, this activity works only for text (no files, images, etc.)

Properties

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Input

Value: value to be set in the clipboard. Must be set in quotes for strings.

Misc

  • Display Name: action display name in your implementation project

  • Wait Before: number milliseconds robot to wait before executing the action.

  • Wait After: number milliseconds robot to wait until moving to the next action.

  • Abort on Error: True/False

  • Retry Times: Specifies the number of times to retry an action if it doesn't end successfully. Default value 0 (no retry); Use -1 if you want to retry indefinitely.

Use Case

Potential Use Cases

  • Set the clipboard value captured from a website

  • Set the clipboard value captured from a document

Examples of Using Set Clipboard Text

Example

Description:

In this video, the robot will copy in the clipboard the exchange rate EUR-USD and paste it into NotePad++.

Watch the robot in action:

You can see how the Set Clipboard Text activity is used in an example that incorporates multiple activities. You can check and download the example from here:

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