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Clipboard.GetImage Method


Returns a BitmapSource object from the Clipboard that contains data in the Bitmap format.

 static System::Windows::Media::Imaging::BitmapSource ^ GetImage();
public static System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource GetImage ();
static member GetImage : unit -> System.Windows.Media.Imaging.BitmapSource
Public Shared Function GetImage () As BitmapSource


A BitmapSource object that contains data in the Bitmap format, or null if the data is unavailable in this format.


This method returns a BitmapSource object, either when data is available natively or when data can be auto-converted to the Bitmap data format.

A bitmap represents a computer graphic as an array of bits in memory, and these bits represent the attributes of the individual pixels in an image.

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