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If my reading of Clipboard.xs in the Win32::Clipboard source is correct, then the module does *not* have any way to make Set() work as anything but CF_TEXT. The docs even explicitly say about CF_TEXT:

this is the only format you can use to set clipboard data


  1. Submit a request via to add this functionality.
  2. Edit the source to make a SetAs() routine, by combining techniques from GetAs() and Set(). Don't forget to send a patch to Jan Dubois.
  3. Use Win32::API to directly access SetClipboardData(CF_UNICODETEXT, Data) and related APIs.
  4. Pay someone to do #2 or #3.

In reply to Re: How to "Set" unicode text to Win32::Clipboard? by Util
in thread How to "Set" unicode text to Win32::Clipboard? by Dr. Mu

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