I give him my name, and he flips through the paper on his clipboard.
I had a clipboard with a yellow piece of paper on it and a pencil over my ear.
Then, inevitably, comes a man with a clipboard telling me sorry, can't park there.
“Traditionally, people got a clipboard, they got paper,” says Josh Hendler, Director of Technology for the DNC.
There wasn't a ballpoint pen, clipboard, or paper form in sight.
Did you examine it to see whether or not there was on the clipboard any orders?
He picked up the clipboard again and studied the papers on it.
Did you ever see Lee Oswald at any time after the time you saw him carrying the clipboard on the sixth floor?
Were there any notes on there that you saw that had been made on this clipboard?
There were how many unfilled orders on that clipboard when it was found?
A temporary memory area, used to transfer information within a document being edited or between documents or between programs. The fundamental operations are "cut" which moves data from a document to the clipboard, "copy" which copies it to the clipboard, and "paste" which inserts the clipboard contents into the current document in place of the current selection.
Different Graphical User Interfaces vary in how they handle the different types of data which a user might want to transfer via the clipboard, some (e.g. the X Window System) support only plain text, others (e.g. NEXTSTEP) support arbitrarily typed data such as images.