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The Categories property gets or sets the categories for the contact.

To set the value of the Categories property, call the property method described here.

To get the value of the Categories property, see the IContact::get_Categories property method.


HRESULT put_Categories(
  BSTR pwsz


  • pwsz
    [in] Reference to the categories.

Return Values

This method returns the standard values E_INVALIDARG, E_OUTOFMEMORY, E_UNEXPECTED, and E_FAIL, as well as the following:

  • S_OK
    The method completed successfully.


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Pocket PC: Pocket PC 2000 and later
Smartphone: Smartphone 2002 and later
OS Versions: Windows CE 3.0 and later
Header: pimstore.h
Library: pimstore.lib

See Also

IContact | Pocket Outlook Object Model API Interfaces | Pocket Outlook Object Model API Enumerations

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