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Copies the content of a Table or TreeView Table control into the clipboard. The control content is copied in text format: it is converted into character string and this string is copied into the clipboard.
TableToClipboard(TABLE_TABLE1, taNoTitle, ";")
<Result> = TableToClipboard(<Table control> [, <Options> [, <Separator> [, <Start row> [, <End row>]]]])
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the control content was copied into the clipboard,
  • False otherwise. To get the details of the error, use ErrorInfo.
<Table control>: Control name
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to:
  • a Table control.
  • a TreeView Table control.
<Options>: Optional constant
Configures the information to take into account in the string copied into the clipboard.
taWithInvisibleColumnsAlso exports the invisible control columns.
taColumnDisplayedOrderExports the columns according to the order of columns currently displayed in the control (and not according to the order of columns defined in the editor).
taSelectedLinesExports the selected rows only (all the rows are exported by default).
(default value)
Only the data is copied.
taNoTotalDoes not export:
  • the rows containing totals, mean and automatic count (these rows are exported by default).
taColumnsTitlesThe title of the columns is inserted.
<Separator>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Separator used between the columns. The default separator is the tabulation (TAB).
<Start row>: Optional integer
Number of the row where the export will start. If this parameter is not specified, the start row is the first row of control.
<End row>: Optional integer
Number of the row where the export will end. If this parameter is not specified, the end row is the last row of control.

Use conditions

TableToClipboard can be used on:
  • a browsing or memory control.
  • a single-selection or multiselection control.


The merged columns are ignored.
Related Examples:
The TableTo functions Unit examples (WINDEV): The TableTo functions
[ + ] Exporting table data with the WLanguage functions.
The following topics are presented in this example:
1/ interfacing with Word and Excel
2/ sending data to the clipboard
3/ generating a text file
This example explains how to export the content of a table to a Word document, an Excel workbook, the clipboard or a text file via the following WLanguage functions: TableToWord, TableToExcel, ToClipboard, TableToText.
Component: wd260std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 12
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Video TableToClipboard



// Copia o conteúdo de um controle Table ou TableView Table na área de transferência.
// Copies the content of a Table or TreeView Table control into the clipboard.
// Copie le contenu d'un champ Table ou Table hiérarchique dans le presse-papiers
// Copia el contenido de un control Table o TableView Table en el portapapeles.

15 Feb. 2019