Copying and pasting data (XAML)

[This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation]

Copy and paste commands remain one of the more common ways of getting information from one location to another. In Windows 8, copy and paste commands work well with sharing content. One advantage that copy and paste has over share is that it is the only way to move content between Windows Store apps and Classic Windows applications.

To get started adding copy and paste to your app, check out the following topics:

Guidelines and checklist for clipboard commands

Sharing and exchanging data

Clipboard app sample