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Exception message: OpenClipboard Failed

Issue

When copying any type of object or value in SmartStruxure the following error is given.

Environment

  • Workstation
  • Virtual Machine

Cause

This is a Windows error that results from multiple application trying to access the clipboard at the same time. This issue is common to a virtual machine environment.

Resolution

To prevent this error from occurring,  the settings of the virtual machine must be changed. These settings will be located in different location depending on the type of virtual machine software you have. The Shared clipboard feature needs to be set to disabled.

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