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Validates a specified property.

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Service providers

  LPSPropValue lpprop


[in] An SPropValue structure defining the property to be validated.


The specified property is invalid.


The specified property is valid.

A service provider can call the FBadProp function for several reasons, for example to prepare for a call to the IMAPIProp::SetProps method setting a property. FBadProp validates the specified property depending on the property type. For example, if the property is Boolean, FBadProp make sures that its value is either TRUE or FALSE. If the property is binary, FBadProp checks its pointer and size and makes sure that it is allocated correctly.

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