Copying a PIL image to windows clipboard?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at
Tue Aug 26 10:10:14 CEST 2003

Gey-Hong Gweon wrote:

> Is there a way to copy a PIL image to windows clipboard (as a dib
> image or a bitmap, I suppose)?
> What I would like to accomplish is to do a fast copy and paste of
> images from my python application to a windows application such as
> powerpoint.  A slower way is to use files, which is what I am doing at
> the moment.

as of PIL 1.1.4, you can only copy images *from* the clipboard
(see the ImageGrab module).

adding support for the other direction would be straightforward, but
involves some C (or win32all) programming, and more round tuits than
I have available right now (contributions are welcome!)


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