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Exporting chart images to the clipboard.


Choyee
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Hi,

I've been working on implementing toolbar items for WPF charts as in ChartFX 7.

I manged to export chart images as one of image file formats, but I couldn't find a way to exporting them to the clipboard.

If I could find the properties related to the currently displayed chart image, I thought I might use the ApplicationCommands.Copy.Execute() method to copy to the clipboard.

Any suggestions?

 

Thanks.

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If you want to copy the current chart image to the clipboard you would do something like this

  System.IO.MemoryStream memoryStream = new System.IO.MemoryStream();

  chart1.Export(FileFormat.Png, memoryStream);

  memoryStream.Position = 0;

  System.Drawing.Bitmap bmp = new System.Drawing.Bitmap(memoryStream);

  Clipboard.SetDataObject(new DataObject(DataFormats.Bitmap, bmp), true);

  bmp.Dispose();

If you are looking to copy the data to the clipboard as text we do not support this built-in, you could obviously retrieve the data using our API and copy the text to the clipboard though.

JuanC

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