LINKINFO structure

[LINKINFO and IItemPreviewerExt are supported only on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, and should no longer be used.]

Stores information about link types, and is used by the IItemPreviewerExt interface.

Syntax


typedef struct _LINKINFO {
  LINKTYPE type;
  BSTR     bstrContentType;
  BSTR     bstrEncoding;
  BSTR     bstrFileExt;
  VARIANT  varData;
  DWORD    dwRelatedParts;
  BSTR     bstrRelatedCid;
  Long     lCodePage;
} LINKINFO;

Members

type

Type: LINKTYPE

The type of link specified when crawling or indexing indicated by a LINKTYPE constant.

bstrContentType

Type: BSTR

A BSTR value that specifies the content type.

bstrEncoding

Type: BSTR

An EncodingStyle attribute specified in the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) file.

bstrFileExt

Type: BSTR

A BSTR value that specifies the file name extension.

varData

Type: VARIANT

A variant that specifies the variable value.

dwRelatedParts

Type: DWORD

A DWORD that specifies the related parts.

bstrRelatedCid

Type: BSTR

A BSTR value that specifies a Cid property, a non-padded, signed decimal string.

lCodePage

Type: Long

The code page to use for encoding the string.

Remarks

To preview attachments with a third-party protocol handler on computers running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003, it may be necessary to use the LINKINFO structure, and the following APIs: the IItemPreviewerExt::GetLinkedContent and IItemPreviewerExt::GetRelatedPart methods, and the LINKTYPE enumeration.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP with SP2 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Redistributable

Windows Desktop Search (WDS) 3.0

 

 

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