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PidTagViewsEntryId Canonical Property

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Contains the entry identifier of the user-defined Views folder.

Associated properties:




Data type:



MAPI message store

The common view folder contains a predefined set of standard view specifiers, while the view folder contains specifiers defined by a messaging user. These folders, which are not visible in the interpersonal message (IPM) hierarchy, can hold many view specifiers, each one stored as a message. The client application can choose to merge the two sets of specifiers and make them both available.

Header Files


Provides data type definitions.


Contains definitions of properties listed as alternate names.

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