Reading View Definitions

To read the list of available view definitions for a folder, as specified in section 2.2.6, the client MUST enumerate all of the view definition FAI messages in the folders, searching for a match on the PidTagMessageClass property ([MS-OXCMSG] section and the PidTagViewDescriptorVersion property ([MS-OXPROPS] section 2.1048) as specified in section 2.2.6.

After the client has built the list of view definition messages, it can select one of them by using the PidTagViewDescriptorName property ([MS-OXPROPS] section 2.1046). After it has selected a view definition message, the client MUST read the settings from the PidTagViewDescriptorBinary property (section and the PidTagViewDescriptorStrings property (section on the message.