Source code for dragonfly.actions.action_paste

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Paste action


import win32con
import pywintypes
from dragonfly.actions.action_base  import DynStrActionBase, ActionError
from dragonfly.actions.action_key   import Key
from dragonfly.actions.action_text  import Text
from    import Clipboard


[docs]class Paste(DynStrActionBase): """ Paste-from-clipboard action. Constructor arguments: - *contents* (*str*) -- contents to paste - *format* (*int*, Win32 clipboard format) -- clipboard format - *paste* (instance derived from *ActionBase*) -- paste action - *static* (boolean) -- flag indicating whether the specification contains dynamic elements This action inserts the given *contents* into the Windows system clipboard, and then performs the *paste* action to paste it into the foreground application. By default, the *paste* action is the :kbd:`Control-v` keystroke. The default clipboard format to use is the *Unicode* text format. """ # Default paste action. _default_format = win32con.CF_UNICODETEXT _default_paste = Key("c-v/20") def __init__(self, contents, format=None, paste=None, static=False): if not format: format = self._default_format if not paste: paste = self._default_paste if isinstance(contents, basestring): spec = contents self.contents = None else: spec = "" self.contents = contents self.format = format self.paste = paste DynStrActionBase.__init__(self, spec, static=static) def _parse_spec(self, spec): if self.contents: return self.contents else: return spec def _execute_events(self, events): original = Clipboard() try: original.copy_from_system() except pywintypes.error, e: self._log.warning("Failed to store original clipboard contents:" " %s" % e) if self.format == win32con.CF_UNICODETEXT: events = unicode(events, "windows-1252") elif self.format == win32con.CF_TEXT: events = str(events) clipboard = Clipboard(contents={self.format: events}) clipboard.copy_to_system() self.paste.execute() original.copy_to_system() return True