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ABL Reference
Handle Attributes and Methods Reference : AVAILABLE-FORMATS attribute


A comma-separated list of names that specify the formats available for the data currently stored in the clipboard.
Data type: CHARACTER
Access: Read-only
Applies to: CLIPBOARD system handle
If there are no formats available, the attribute returns the Unknown value (?). The supported formats include:
*PRO_TEXT — Specifies the standard text format on your system (CF_TEXT in Windows)
*PRO_MULTIPLE — Specifies that the data in the clipboard contains tab or newline characters, and thus can be read as multiple items
For more information, see the reference entry for the CLIPBOARD system handle.