IPropertyDescription2 interface (propsys.h)

Exposes methods that enumerate and retrieve individual property description details.


The IPropertyDescription2 interface inherits from IPropertyDescription. IPropertyDescription2 also has these types of members:


The IPropertyDescription2 interface has these methods.


Gets the image reference associated with a property value.


This interface also provides the methods of the IPropertyDescription interface, from which it inherits.

To obtain this interface, call PSGetPropertyDescription, PSGetPropertyDescriptionByName, or IPropertyDescriptionList::GetAt.

Only one property description exists for each property in the system.

When to Implement

Do not implement this interface. There is only one implementation of IPropertyDescription in the system; it is provided by the Shell.


Minimum supported client Windows 7 [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header propsys.h

See also


Property Description Schema