TEXT Data Format

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An array of character data with a hard return (carriage return + linefeed) terminating each line, with no associated font, size, margins, or other formatting.

There are some close relatives - OEMTEXT, which is usually the same as TEXT.  There is also UnicodeText, which may seem the same, but is a double-byte string, and is well suited for double-byte character sets used in Asia and the Middle East.  ClipMate can copy and paste Unicode without any trouble, and can even display it in the editor.  The ClipList though, will have trouble displaying it.  Unicode is a very good idea, but is only available on Win2000 and XP, so it's not as widely used as it could be.