CanSendToFaxRecipient function

Called by an application to determine whether to make a menu item or other UI available that calls the Windows Vista function SendToFaxRecipient.


BOOL CanSendToFaxRecipient();


This function has no parameters.

Return value

Type: BOOL

TRUE, if the following conditions are met; otherwise FALSE.

  • The operating system is Windows Vista or later.
  • The fax service is installed.
  • The current user has a fax account setup with the fax service.


Typically, this function is called when the application launches.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header fxsutility.h
DLL Fxsutility.dll

See also


Shell Fax Extension Functions