SWF Maestro: versatile SWF-to-EXE, SWF-to-SCR compiler with a lot of features. Creates applications, games, screensavers from SWF files.

Using the clipboard

Use these commands to work with the text contents of the clipboard.

Command Availability Arguments Purpose
clipboard.getText EXE, SCR variable Retrieves text from the clipboard.
clipboard.setText EXE, SCR text Places text in the clipboard.


This command retrieves text from the clipboard. The argument is the variable the text will be assigned to.

The following script retrieves text from the clipboard and assigns it to the _root.cbtext variable:

fscommand(“clipboard.getText”, “_root.cbtext”);


This command places text in the clipboard. The argument is the text that will be placed.

The following script places "New Text" in the clipboard:

fscommand(“clipboard.setText”, “New Text”);