Hi masters, i need codes to cut, copy and paste text from textbox.
i know that i can use shortcut like Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V, but i need to do it in code.
please help me

Anyhelp will appreciated much

Regards
Ela

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Hi...
Like Sawamura said using clipboard
Try this following procedure, u can call in any event :
[code=vb/net]
Private Sub Cut()
If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
Clipboard.SetDataObject(Me.Textbox1.SelectedText)
Me.Textbox1.Cut()
End If
End Sub

Private Sub Copy()
If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
Me.Textbox1.Copy()
End If
End Sub

Private Sub Paste()
If Clipboard.GetDataObject.GetDataPresent(DataFormats.Text) …

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Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Use Clipboard...

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Hi...
Like Sawamura said using clipboard
Try this following procedure, u can call in any event :

Private Sub Cut()
    If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
        Clipboard.SetDataObject(Me.Textbox1.SelectedText)
        Me.Textbox1.Cut()
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub Copy()
    If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
        Me.Textbox1.Copy()
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub Paste()
    If Clipboard.GetDataObject.GetDataPresent(DataFormats.Text) Then
        Me.Textbox1.Paste()
    End If
End Sub
commented: Worked Perfectly +1
commented: Good +1
Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Use Clipboard...

Hi sawamura...
thx for reply, i know that i must use clipboard but i didn't know how to code it.

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Hi...
Like Sawamura said using clipboard
Try this following procedure, u can call in any event :

Private Sub Cut()
    If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
        Clipboard.SetDataObject(Me.Textbox1.SelectedText)
        Me.Textbox1.Cut()
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub Copy()
    If Me.Textbox1.Text.Length > 0 Then
        Me.Textbox1.Copy()
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub Paste()
    If Clipboard.GetDataObject.GetDataPresent(DataFormats.Text) Then
        Me.Textbox1.Paste()
    End If
End Sub

Hi jx_man thx for the reply, i will try ur code now and back to give some feedback

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Hi sawamura...
thx for reply, i know that i must use clipboard but i didn't know how to code it.

i Think jx_man has a great code in his post.

commented: Yes you're right +4
Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

yes, please give a feedback

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

yes, worked perfectly :)

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Nice to help

Re: Using cut, copy and paste in textbox 80 80

Hello,
i am working with vs2008 (web application) and I want to copy some content from an excel sheet and and using the clipboard i want to copy the contents in a gridview

I have tried using Clipboard.GetDataObject() but no matter what ever i do it is always returning null so can anyone suggest me solution of how to implement this.

regards,
vamsi.

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