It also provides a clipboard mechanism, which is an object that temporarily holds a transferable object that can be transferred between or within an application. The clipboard is typically used for copy and paste operations. Although it is possible to create a clipboard to use within an application, most applications will use the system clipboard to ensure the data can be transferred across applications running on the platform.
InterfaceDescriptionDefines the interface for classes that will provide data to a clipboard.Defines an object which listens for
FlavorEvents.A two-way Map between "natives" (Strings), which correspond to platform-specific data formats, and "flavors" (DataFlavors), which correspond to platform-independent MIME types.A FlavorMap which relaxes the traditional 1-to-1 restriction of a Map.Defines the interface for classes that can be used to provide data for a transfer operation.
ClassDescriptionA class that implements a mechanism to transfer data using cut/copy/paste operations.A
DataFlavorprovides meta information about data.A
Transferablewhich implements the capability required to transfer a
String.The SystemFlavorMap is a configurable map between "natives" (Strings), which correspond to platform-specific data formats, and "flavors" (DataFlavors), which correspond to platform-independent MIME types.