Get a list of the files in the clipboard

Get a list of the files in the clipboard
This few lines of code are retrieving the list of files that are copied to the clipboard, if any.
  1. ‘ Remember to copy some files to the clipboard before testing this
  2. If Clipboard.ContainsFileDropList() Then
  3. Dim FileList As System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection = Clipboard.GetFileDropList()
  4. ' Loop through the list of files
  5. For Each FileName As String In FileList
  6. ' Show the full file name (including path)
  7.        MessageBox.Show(FileName)
  8. Next FileName
  9. End If
Nathan Pakovskie is an esteemed senior developer and educator in the tech community, best known for his contributions to With a passion for coding and a knack for simplifying complex tech concepts, Nathan has authored several popular tutorials on C# programming, ranging from basic operations to advanced coding techniques. His articles, often characterized by clarity and precision, serve as invaluable resources for both novice and experienced programmers. Beyond his technical expertise, Nathan is an advocate for continuous learning and enjoys exploring emerging technologies in AI and software development. When he’s not coding or writing, Nathan engages in mentoring upcoming developers, emphasizing the importance of both technical skills and creative problem-solving in the ever-evolving world of technology. Specialties: C# Programming, Technical Writing, Software Development, AI Technologies, Educational Outreach

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