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Pastes text from clipboard.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WebView 7.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "WebView.Paste"; WebViewerRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
WebViewerRef Either the Web Viewer Object Name or the Web Viewer ID as returned by "WebView.FindByName" function.


Returns OK or error.


Pastes text from clipboard.
This is like choosing the menu command to paste, but without using the menu.
You need to have focus on an element to accept the paste, e.g. an input text field.

Browser engines may limit the access to clipboard and deny it.


Paste content of clipboard to web viewer:

Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS("WebView.Paste"; "web") ]

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Created 11st August 2017, last changed 27th March 2024

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