Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.awt.datatransfer
Interface ClipboardOwner

All Known Implementing Classes:
StringSelection

public interface ClipboardOwner

Defines the interface for classes that will provide data to a clipboard. An instance of this interface becomes the owner of the contents of a clipboard (clipboard owner) if it is passed as an argument to Clipboard.setContents(java.awt.datatransfer.Transferable, java.awt.datatransfer.ClipboardOwner) method of the clipboard and this method returns successfully. The instance remains the clipboard owner until another application or another object within this application asserts ownership of this clipboard.

See Also:
Clipboard

Method Summary
 void lostOwnership(Clipboard clipboard, Transferable contents)
          Notifies this object that it is no longer the clipboard owner.
 

Method Detail

lostOwnership

void lostOwnership(Clipboard clipboard,
                   Transferable contents)
Notifies this object that it is no longer the clipboard owner. This method will be called when another application or another object within this application asserts ownership of the clipboard.

Parameters:
clipboard - the clipboard that is no longer owned
contents - the contents which this owner had placed on the clipboard

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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