WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative 2.12.0

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NuGet\Install-Package WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative -Version 2.12.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
dotnet add package WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative --version 2.12.0
<PackageReference Include="WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative" Version="2.12.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative --version 2.12.0
#r "nuget: WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative, 2.12.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative&version=2.12.0

// Install WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=WinCopies.WindowsAPICodePack.COMNative&version=2.12.0




See LICENSE for the original license (retrieved from WebArchive). The library is not developed anymore by Microsoft and seems to have been left as 'free to use'. A clarification or update about the license terms from Microsoft is welcome, however.

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Usage notes

This assembly/package only contains Windows COM interfaces and P/Invoke methods that take COM parameters.

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