The get_SearchPreference method gets the value currently assigned to a specified search preference. This method returns the search preference set in IRTCUserSearchQuery::put_SearchPreference.

HRESULT get_SearchPreference(RTC_USER_SEARCH_PREFERENCEenPreference,


  • enPreference
    [in] RTC_USER_SEARCH_PREFERENCE enumeration value indicating the preference value to return.
  • plValue
    [out] Pointer to an integer value that contains the numeric value set for the preference.

Return Values

RTC methods may return an RTC_E_ constant.

Value Meaning
E_INVALIDARG The enPreference parameter is not a valid enumeration value.
E_POINTER The plValue parameter is not a valid pointer.


Redistributable: Requires Rtcdll.dll on Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.
Header: Declared in Rtccore.h.
Library: Included as a resource in Rtcdll.dll.
GUID: IID_IRTCUserSearchQuery is defined as 288300F5-D23A-4365-9A73-9985C98C2881.

See Also

IRTCUserSearchQuery, IRTCUserSearchQuery::put_SearchPreference