property Element of locationProvider (Search Connector Schema)

The optional <property> element specifies the properties used by the location provider. These properties are specific to this location provider, so there is no predefined set of names to use. The <property> element has two attributes, as described in this topic.

Syntax


<!-- property element -->
    <xs:element name="propertyBag" type="propertyStoreType" minOccurs="0">
        <xs:element name="property" minOccurs="0" maxOccurrs="unbounded"/>
            <xs:complexType>
                <xs:complexContent>
                    <xs:extension base="xs:anyType">
                        <xs:attribute name="name" type="canonical-name" use="required"/>
                        <xs:attribute name="type"/>
                    </xs:extension>
                </xs:complexContent>
            </xs:complexType>
        </xs:element>
    </xs:element>

<property> Element Information

Parent ElementChild Elements
locationProvider Element (Search Connector Schema) property, described in this topic.

 

<property> Element Information

Parent ElementChild Elements
property Element (Search Connector Schema) 

 

<property> Attributes

AttributeDescriptionValues
nameRequired. The display name of the property. 
typeRequired. The type of property.Any: Default. The value will not be coerced by the property subsystem. VT_NULL will be returned by GetPropertyType.
  • Null: There is no value for this property. VT_NULL will be returned by GetPropertyType.
  • String: The value must be a VT_LPWSTR.
  • Boolean: The value must be a VT_BOOL.
  • Byte: The value must be a VT_UI1.
  • Buffer: The value must be a VT_UI1 | VT_VECTOR buffer of bytes.
  • Int16: The value must be a VT_I2.
  • UInt16: The value must be a VT_UI2.
  • Int32: The value must be a VT_I4.
  • UInt32: The value must be a VT_UI4.
  • Int64: The value must be a VT_I8.
  • UInt64: The value must be a VT_UI8
  • Double: The value must be a VT_R8.
  • DateTime: The value must be a VT_FILETIME.
  • Guid: The value must be a VT_CLSID.
  • Blob: The value must be a VT_BLOB.
  • Object: The value must be a VT_UNKNOWN.
  • Stream: The value must be a VT_STREAM.
  • Clipboard: The value must be a VT_CF.

 

Remarks

For the OpenSearch provider, the following properties are used:

  • OpenSearchShortName: Short name of the search service
  • OpenSearchQueryTemplate: Template, formatted following the OpenSearch template convention, for the query service
  • MaximumResultCount: (number) Maximum number of results returned by the search service
  • LinkIsFilePath: (Boolean) If true, the provider tries to interpret returned items as files, using their extensions to create the proper ShellItem in the view. If false, items are treated as URL shortcuts.

 

 

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