The specified Clipboard format is incompatible with the method being executed. This error has the following causes and solutions:

  • You tried to use the GetText method or SetText method with a Clipboard format other than vbCFText or vbCFLink. Remove the invalid format and specify one of the two valid formats.
  • You tried to use the GetData or SetData method with a Clipboard format other than vbCFBitmapvbCFDIB, or vbCFMetafile. Remove the invalid format and specify one of the three valid graphics formats.

The Clipboard only accepts data in certain specified formats. This error has the following cause and solution:

  • You tried to place data from a component on the Clipboard, but the data is in a format incompatible with the Clipboard. Consult the documentation for the component to determine whether you can use the Clipboard for transferring data from the component.