The Clipboard package

[Tags:bsd3, library]

/Clipboard/ is a library for easily interfacing with the system clipboard with additional unicode support. Currently, only in a Windows system.

For example, if you type:

> setClipboardString "Hello, World!"

Then you have @\"Hello, World!\"@ available to be pasted where you want.

Now, if you type:

> modifyClipboardString reverse

You will have @\"!dlroW ,olleH\"@ in your clipboard. So:

>>> getClipboardString "!dlroW ,olleH"

Changes from last version:

* New documentation with examples.

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Versions 1.0.0, 2.0.0, 2.1.0, 2.2.0,,,,,,,
Dependencies base (==4.*), Win32 (==2.2.*) [details]
License BSD3
Author Sævar Berg, Daniel Díaz
Maintainer Daniel Diaz [danieldiaz `at` dhelta `dot` net]
Category System
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Source repository head: git clone git://
Uploaded Thu Apr 19 00:19:59 UTC 2012 by DanielDiaz
Distributions LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:, Tumbleweed:
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Readme for Clipboard-


A simple library for a simple purpose: to set, get and modify the system clipboard.


I'm so sorry, but this library only works on Windows. Contributions are welcome! :)