By Letter: Non-alphabet | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
  Email this page to a friend


Clipboard




<operating system> A temporary memory area, used to transfer information within a document being edited or between documents or between programs.

The fundamental operations are "cut" which moves data from a document to the clipboard, "copy" which copies it to the clipboard, and "paste" which inserts the clipboard contents into the current document in place of the current selection.

Different Graphical User Interfaces vary in how they handle the different types of data which a user might want to transfer via the clipboard, some (e.g. the X Window System) support only plain text, others (e.g. NEXTSTEP) support arbitrarily typed data.



< Previous Terms Terms Containing clipboard Next Terms >
Client To Client Protocol
C++Linda
C-Linda
CLIP
CLiP
clipboard
copy and paste
device independent bitmap
Inter-process Communication
Clipper
CLIPS
clique
CLISP
Clive Sinclair


Web Standards & Support:

Link to and support eLook.org Powered by LoadedWeb Web Hosting
Valid XHTML 1.0!Valid CSS!eLook.org FireFox Extensions