OverwolfUtils - Failed to place data on clipboard

Related app/team name: PoE Overlay
Issue Description: App is unable to set data to the clipboard sporadically.
Can you reproduce it: I can’t reproduce it myself. It happens on some user systems. User(s) is(are) also willing to help if needed.
Impact for my app: It blocks key features of the app. I don’t have a exact % number.
Do you currently have a workaround? No.

2021-04-24 11:59:54,831 (ERROR) [76] <173.58MB> OverwolfUtils - Failed to place data on clipboard: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800401D0): OpenClipboard Failed (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800401D0 (CLIPBRD_E_CANT_OPEN))
   at System.Runtime.InteropServices.Marshal.ThrowExceptionForHRInternal(Int32 errorCode, IntPtr errorInfo)
   at System.Windows.Clipboard.Flush()
   at System.Windows.Clipboard.CriticalSetDataObject(Object data, Boolean copy)
   at OverWolf.Client.CommonUtils.Utils.ClipboardUtils.<>c__DisplayClass1_0.<PlaceOnClipboardAsync>b__0()

OverwolfLogs_2021-04-24_18-54-22.zip (1.2 MB)

I know we had this issue in this past and it got fixed with a different implementation of the clipboard set. I’ve asked the user for running AHK scripts and there were none. Let me know if you need further information. Thanks!

Hi, and thanks for the feedback.

We will check the issue and we will update you here.


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We added the bug to our backlog. Currently, there is no ETA, but I will update you here once the fix is released.