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SDL_GetPrimarySelectionText

Get UTF-8 text from the primary selection, which must be freed with SDL_free().

Syntax

char * SDL_GetPrimarySelectionText(void);

Return Value

Returns the primary selection text on success or an empty string on failure; call SDL_GetError() for more information. Caller must call SDL_free() on the returned pointer when done with it (even if there was an error).

Remarks

This functions returns empty string if there was not enough memory left for a copy of the primary selection's content.

Version

This function is available since SDL 3.0.0.

SDL_HasPrimarySelectionText
SDL_SetPrimarySelectionText

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