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Strange behavior

Reza Fakhari

Joined: Apr 16, 2002
Posts: 2
Dear friends
As you know, to put a text in the system clipboard, we can use the following lines of code:
StringSelection s = new StringSelection("-text-");
Clipboard c = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();
c.setContents(s, s);
This works properly: you can paste the "-text-" into (even non-Java) text editors.
But let me to do a minor change:
First find the StringSelection.java inside your JDK. I found it in a file named src.jar .
Then create a new class named "SS" and copy the code of StringSelection.java into it. That is; we create a class completely equal to the StringSelection and we name it SS.
Then use this new class instead of StringSelection:
SS = new SS("-text-");
Clipboard c = Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getSystemClipboard();
c.setContents(s, s);
Unexpectedly this code does not work!
Instead of the "-text-", it copies the SS object into the clipboard!
What is wrong here?
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