Indexer​Option Indexer​Option Indexer​Option Enum


Specifies whether the query should use the system index of the file system when enumerating content in the folder being queried. The indexer can retrieve results faster but is not available in all file locations.

public : enum class IndexerOptionpublic enum IndexerOptionPublic Enum IndexerOption
Windows 10 requirements
Device family
Windows 10 (introduced v10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v1)


DoNotUseIndexer DoNotUseIndexer DoNotUseIndexer

Access the file system directly; don't use the system index.

OnlyUseIndexer OnlyUseIndexer OnlyUseIndexer

Use only indexed content and ignore content that has not been indexed.

UseIndexerWhenAvailable UseIndexerWhenAvailable UseIndexerWhenAvailable

Use the system index for content that has been indexed and use the file system directly for content that has not been indexed.