Getting data from the computer clipboard : Clipboard « Development « Java Tutorial

import java.awt.Toolkit;
import java.awt.datatransfer.Clipboard;
import java.awt.datatransfer.DataFlavor;
import java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
    Clipboard clipboard = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();
    Transferable tran = clipboard.getContents(null);

    if (tran != null && tran.isDataFlavorSupported(DataFlavor.stringFlavor)) {

      String clipboardContent = (String) tran.getTransferData(DataFlavor.stringFlavor);


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