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The ReminderSetproperty gets and sets a value that indicates whether the user wants to be reminded to complete a Task. The default value is set in the Tasks application.

To get the value of the ReminderSetproperty, call the property method described here.

To set the value of the ReminderSetproperty, see the ITask::put_ReminderSetproperty method.


HRESULT get_ReminderSet(



[out] Reference to the Boolean flag. VARIANT_TRUEwhen the user wants to be reminded to complete a Task. For information about the VARIANT_BOOLtype, see the union member of the PROPVARIANTstructure.

Return Value

This method returns the standard values E_INVALIDARG, E_OUTOFMEMORY, E_UNEXPECTED, and E_FAIL, as well as the following:


The method completed successfully.


The VARIANT_BOOLdata type (also known as VT_BOOL) uses the value -1 to represent TRUEand 0 to represent FALSE. It is defined in the wtypes.hheader file in the following manner:

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typedef short 

A common programming error occurs when, for readability purposes, you want to set a VARIANT_BOOLvalue to TRUEor FALSE. You can achieve the same effect by using the aliases VARIANT_TRUEand VARIANT_FALSE, which are also defined in the wtypes.hheader file.

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Header pimstore.h
Library Pimstore.lib
Windows Embedded CE Windows CE 2.0 and later
Windows Mobile Windows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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