The following is the first few sections of a chapter from The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development, plus headings for the remaining major sections, to give you an idea about the content of the chapter.
Being able to copy and paste is something that mobile device users
seem to want almost as much as their desktop brethren. Most of the
time, we think of this as copying and pasting text, but one could
copy and paste other things, such as
Uri values pointing to more
elaborate forms of content.
In this chapter, we will explore how to work with the modern clipboard APIs.
Here, “modern” refers to
1.x and 2.x used
android.text.ClipboardManager, which still exists in
the Android SDK for backwards-compatibility reasons. However, most modern
development should use
Understanding this chapter requires that you have read the core chapters of this book.
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