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Insert image from clipboard.

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79323 Feb 1,2009 04:55 PM Feb 2,2009 02:23 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: PDF
Marty Graham
Asked On February 1, 2009 04:55 PM

How do I insert an image(emf) from the clipboard into the pdf document. Using Syncfusion.PDF.Windows.Net.4.402.0.51, Visual Studio 2005, VB.Net. I can do this programatically with MS Word easily with outstsnding results. The reason for purchasing your control was to eliminate the use of MS Word. Feel like I have to walk on my lips get these controls to perform what should be simple tasks.

Bhuvaneswari P [Syncfusion]
Replied On February 2, 2009 02:23 AM

Hi Martin,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

DocIO doesn't have any API to work with clipboard. But we can work around this by using .Net library by converting the Clipboard object to image object and then insert the image into the word document. Please find the below code snippet to do so:

WordDocument doc = new WordDocument();
if (Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetDataPresent(typeof(Metafile)))
image = (Image)Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetData(typeof(Metafile));
else if (Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetDataPresent(typeof(Bitmap)))
image = (Image)Clipboard.GetDataObject().GetData(typeof(Bitmap));


Please try this and let us know if this helps you.

Best Regards,


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