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How to copy a string from Clipboard in java 

Jodd is an open-source java library with lot of reusable components and feature rich utilities. This requires the library jodd-3.3.2.jar to be in classpath. The following example shows how to use ClipboardUtil.getStringFromClipboard() API. It gets the string copied to system clipboard.

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Author  :  Sudhakar KV
Email  :  [email protected]
package com.bethecoder.tutorials.jodd.clipboard;

import jodd.util.ClipboardUtil;

public class CopyFromClipboardTest {

   @param args
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    //Copy the text to system clipboard using Ctrl+C or other mechanism
    //Now you can read the copied text using the following method
    String str = ClipboardUtil.getStringFromClipboard();


It gives the following output,
My text from clipboard



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