int = GetClipboardOwner()

The GetClipboardOwner function retrieves the window handle of the current owner of the clipboard.


The clipboard can still contain data even if the clipboard is not currently owned.
In general, the clipboard owner is the window that last placed data in clipboard. The EmptyClipboard function assigns clipboard ownership.

Win32 API References

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Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is the handle of the window that owns the clipboard. If the function fails, win32api.error is raised with the GetLastError info.