This generic function returns (or sets with setf) the value of the Windows clipboard for a
specified format. The argument may be either
indicate the format. When using the setf, the value should match the specified
:text indicates a regular lisp
:rich-text indicates a regular lisp string
that happens to be in rich text format (such as can be retrieved by
calling rich-edit-range on a
rich-edit widget or
:pixmap indicates a Common Graphics pixmap
object. (Common Graphics uses the "device-independent bitmap" Windows
clipboard format to pass pixmaps on the Windows clipboard to and from
The setf of this function does not modify the lisp clipboard stack.
To modify both the Windows clipboard and the lisp clibpoard stack, use
a function such as push-lisp-clipboard or copy-command rather than
The older functions clipboard-string and clipboard-pixmap are deprecated in favor of this newer single function.
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