User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.9 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040614 Firefox/0.9 Currently there is no API defined in nsIClipboard to empty the system clipboard. Such API is needed when cutting and pasting complex object for which a second paste of the object do not make sence. For example in the windows file explorer after cutting a file it can be pasted only once. For windows this functionality is achived by calling the EmptyClipboad win32 function. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3.
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This API does seem to exist? http://lxr.mozilla.org/seamonkey/source/widget/public/nsIClipboard.idl#75 83 void emptyClipboard ( in long aWhichClipboard ) ;
The comment above says "It does not clear the native clipboard".
ok, then. sorry.