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This documentation is for a development version of IPython. There may be significant differences from the latest stable release.

Module: lib.clipboard

Utilities for accessing the platform’s clipboard.

1 Class

class IPython.lib.clipboard.ClipboardEmpty

Bases: exceptions.ValueError

3 Functions

IPython.lib.clipboard.win32_clipboard_get()

Get the current clipboard’s text on Windows.

Requires Mark Hammond’s pywin32 extensions.

IPython.lib.clipboard.osx_clipboard_get()

Get the clipboard’s text on OS X.

IPython.lib.clipboard.tkinter_clipboard_get()

Get the clipboard’s text using Tkinter.

This is the default on systems that are not Windows or OS X. It may interfere with other UI toolkits and should be replaced with an implementation that uses that toolkit.