Pasteboard Names

Names identifying the system pasteboards.

Overview

You can access the general system pasteboard by calling the class method pasteboardWithName:create:, specifying the UIPasteboardNameGeneral constant as the first argument. You can alternatively access the general pasteboard by calling the generalPasteboard class method. The general system pasteboard is persistent across device restarts, app uninstalls, and app restores.

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Constants

UIPasteboardNameGeneral

The name identifying the General pasteboard, which is used for general copy-cut-paste operations.

UIPasteboardNameFind

The Find pasteboard is unavailable starting in iOS 10. (The name identifying the Find pasteboard, which, prior to iOS 10, was used in search operations. In such operations, the most recent search string in the search bar was put in the Find pasteboard.)

Deprecated