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Validates a restriction used to limit a table view.

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ULONG FBadRestriction(
  LPSRestriction lpres


  • lpres
    [in] An SRestriction structure defining the restriction to be validated.

Return Value

  • TRUE
    The specified restriction, or one or more of its subrestrictions, is invalid.

    The specified restriction and all its subrestrictions are valid.


Once a restriction is validated, it can be passed in calls to the IMAPITable::Restrict method to restrict the table to certain rows, to the IMAPITable::FindRow method to locate a table row, and to methods of the IMAPIContainer interface to perform a restriction on a container object.