#include "l_bitmap.h"

L_LTDIS_API L_INT L_CopyToClipboard(hWnd, pBitmap, uFlags)

L_HWND hWnd;

handle to the active window


pointer to the bitmap handle

L_UINT uFlags;

indicates how image data is placed on the clipboard

Copies the RGB or raster image data from a specified bitmap to the clipboard. With this extended function, you can control how image data is placed on the clipboard.

Parameter Description
hWnd Handle to the active window.
pBitmap Pointer to the bitmap handle referencing the bitmap to be copied.
uFlags Indicates how image data is placed on the clipboard. You can use a bitwise OR ( | ) to pass more than one value. Valid values are:
  Value Meaning
  COPY2CB_EMPTY [0x0001] Empty the clipboard before copying data to it.
  COPY2CB_DIB [0x0002] Copy DIB data to the clipboard.
  COPY2CB_DDB [0x0004] Copy DDB data to the clipboard.
  COPY2CB_PALETTE [0x0008] Copy palette data to the clipboard.
  COPY2CB_RGN [0x0010] Copy the bitmap's region to the clipboard.
  If you specify all of the values it is the same as using the L_CopyToClipboard function.



The function was successful.

< 1

An error occurred. Refer to Return Codes.


The clipboard will contain the same width, height, bits per pixel, and color order as the image in the bitmap.

Required DLLs and Libraries


For a listing of the exact DLLs and Libraries needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.


Win32, x64.

See Also


L_ClipboardReady, L_CopyFromClipboard,




Using DIBs, DDBs, and the Clipboard


This example loads a bitmap, copies only the DIB data to the clipboard, and deletes the original bitmap.

#define MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(pFileName) TEXT("C:\\Users\\Public\\Documents\\LEADTOOLS Images\\")pFileName 
L_INT CopyToClipboardExample(L_HWND hWnd) 
   L_INT nRet; 
   BITMAPHANDLE LeadBitmap;   /* Bitmap handle for the image */ 
   /* Load a bitmap, keeping its own bits per pixel */ 
   nRet = L_LoadBitmap (MAKE_IMAGE_PATH(TEXT("ImageProcessingDemo\\Image3.cmp")), &LeadBitmap, sizeof(BITMAPHANDLE), 0, ORDER_BGR, NULL, NULL); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   /* Copy the bitmap to the clipboard */ 
   nRet = L_CopyToClipboard (hWnd, &LeadBitmap, COPY2CB_EMPTY | COPY2CB_DIB); 
   if(nRet != SUCCESS) 
      return nRet; 
   /* Delete the original bitmap, leaving the copy in the clipboard */ 
   return SUCCESS; 

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