Clip Text : Clipboard « Development « Java Tutorial

import java.awt.Toolkit;
import java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard;
import java.awt.datatransfer.DataFlavor;
import java.awt.datatransfer.StringSelection;
import java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable;
import java.awt.datatransfer.UnsupportedFlavorException;
import java.util.StringTokenizer;

public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
    // void copyToClipboard() {
    String toClipboard = "Hello from Java!";
    StringSelection ss = new StringSelection(toClipboard);
    Clipboard clip = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();
    clip.setContents(ss, ss);
    // Paste
    clip = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();
    Transferable contents = clip.getContents(new MainClass().getClass());
    if (contents == null)
      System.out.println("The clipboard is empty.");
    else {
      if (contents.isDataFlavorSupported(DataFlavor.stringFlavor)) {
        try {
          String data = (String) contents.getTransferData(DataFlavor.stringFlavor);
          if (data == null)
          else {
            StringTokenizer st = new StringTokenizer(data, "\n");
            while (st.hasMoreElements())
        } catch (IOException ex) {
        } catch (UnsupportedFlavorException ex) {
      } else
        System.out.println("Wrong flavor.");


6.44.1.Using the clipboard
6.44.2.Read Clipboard
6.44.3.Placing text on the computer clipboard
6.44.4.Getting data from the computer clipboard
6.44.5.Get string value from clipboard
6.44.6.Write a string to the system clipboard
6.44.7.Getting and Setting an Image on the System Clipboard
6.44.8.Setting an image on the clipboard with a custom Transferable object to hold the image
6.44.9.Determining When an Item Is No Longer on the System Clipboard
6.44.10.implements ClipboardOwner
6.44.11.Copying data to system clipboard
6.44.12.Clip Text