Images & clipboard problems

Chipp Walters chipp at
Fri Sep 13 16:09:01 EDT 2002

don't know if this helps but...

on copyToClip
  choose select tool
  drag from topleft of image "myImage" to botright of image "myImage"
  choose browse tool
end copyToClip

successfully copies an image TO the Clipboard


> - Clipboard :
> I would be delighted to know whether someone knows how do something like 
> that : [put URL "binfile:../clipBoardFile" into image "myImage"] where 
> clipBoardFile is supposed to be the file where the Sytem stores the 
> clipboard data. Assuming that 1) the data is an image, 2) Mac OS X as 
> well as Mac OS 9.x stores clipboard data in a file somewhere rather than 
> in memory.
> The clipBoard() function is rather useless and gives only information 
> about the data type. Is there another one which allows access to the 
> content of the clipboard rather than the type ?
> Zillions thanks in advance for your reply.
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