Indexable​Content Indexable​Content Indexable​Content Class


Represents app content and properties that can be added to the ContentIndexer.

public : sealed class IndexableContent : IIndexableContentpublic sealed class IndexableContent : IIndexableContentPublic NotInheritable Class IndexableContent Implements IIndexableContent
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


IndexableContent() IndexableContent() IndexableContent()

Initializes a new instance of the IndexableContent class.

public : IndexableContent()public IndexableContent()Public Sub New()


Id Id Id

Gets or sets the identifier for the content properties in the IndexableContent object. Changes to the actual representation of the item in the index can be made using the ContentIndexer class.

public : PlatForm::String Id { get; set; }public string Id { get; set; }Public ReadWrite Property Id As string
PlatForm::String string string

The identifier of the content item.


Properties Properties Properties

Gets the content properties.

public : IMap<string, object> Properties { get; }public IDictionary<string, object> Properties { get; }Public ReadOnly Property Properties As IDictionary<string, object>
IMap<PlatForm::String, PlatForm::Object> IDictionary<string, object> IDictionary<string, object>

The collection of properties, represented as a Map of key-value pairs.



While access to this type is read-only, it returns a read/write map.

Add a property to index by calling the Insert method with a standard Windows property name, like System.Author, and a PropertyValue.

When you're done adding properties to the current IndexableContent, call the AddAsync method to add the properties to the system index.

Stream Stream Stream

Gets or sets a Stream that provides full-text content. Changes to the actual representation of the item in the index can be made using the ContentIndexer class.

public : IRandomAccessStream Stream { get; set; }public IRandomAccessStream Stream { get; set; }Public ReadWrite Property Stream As IRandomAccessStream
IRandomAccessStream IRandomAccessStream IRandomAccessStream

The stream used to provide the full-text content for the item.



Assign the Stream property when the content properties are backed by a file or another kind of stream. This is particularly useful for providing full text content.

StreamContentType StreamContentType StreamContentType

Specifies the type of content in the Stream.

public : PlatForm::String StreamContentType { get; set; }public string StreamContentType { get; set; }Public ReadWrite Property StreamContentType As string
PlatForm::String string string

The content type, like StorageFile.ContentType.