IXpsOMCoreProperties::GetCategory method

Gets the category property.


HRESULT GetCategory(
  LPWSTR *category



The string that is read from the category property.

Return Value

The method returns an HRESULT. Possible values include, but are not limited to, those in the table that follows. For information about XPS document API return values that are not listed in this table, see XPS Document Errors.

Return code Description
The method succeeded.
category is NULL.


The category property contains categorization of the content.

This method allocates the memory used by the string that is returned in category. If category is not NULL, use the CoTaskMemFree function to free the memory.


Minimum supported client Windows 7, Windows Vista with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Vista [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 with SP2 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header xpsobjectmodel.h

See Also


Standard ECMA-376, Office Open XML File Formats

XML Paper Specification

XPS Document Errors