Copy and paste text to and from system clipboard
clipboard('copy', copies the
specified data to the clipboard.
clipboard function requires Oracle®
the current contents of the clipboard. If
contents = clipboard('paste')
clipboard is unable
to retrieve the contents of the clipboard,
contents is empty
Copy a line of text into the clipboard and then paste it into an array.
clipboard('copy', 'This is the text that I want to copy'); contents = clipboard('paste')
contents = 'This is the text that I want to copy'
Copy data into the clipboard and then import the clipboard data into MATLAB®.
Select the lines below, right-click, and then select Copy.
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Import the clipboard data into MATLAB using the
clipboard function. The Import
A = clipboard('pastespecial')
In the Import Wizard, click Next and then
Finish to import the contents of the clipboard
data— Data to copy
Data to copy, specified as a numeric array, character vector, or string scalar.
contents— Contents of clipboard
Contents of the clipboard, returned as a character vector.
importedcontents— Contents of clipboard imported from Import Tool
Contents of the clipboard imported from the Import Tool, returned as a structure array.