CNContact Class

Definition

Represents a contact such as a person or business and holds their data, such as name, phone numbers, etc.

[Foundation.Register("CNContact", true)]
[ObjCRuntime.Introduced(ObjCRuntime.PlatformName.iOS, 9, 0, ObjCRuntime.PlatformArchitecture.All, null)]
[ObjCRuntime.Introduced(ObjCRuntime.PlatformName.MacOSX, 10, 11, ObjCRuntime.PlatformArchitecture.Arch64, null)]
public class CNContact : Foundation.NSObject, Foundation.INSItemProviderReading, Foundation.INSItemProviderWriting, Foundation.INSMutableCopying, Foundation.INSSecureCoding, IDisposable
type CNContact = class
    inherit NSObject
    interface INSCoding
    interface INativeObject
    interface IDisposable
    interface INSCopying
    interface INSItemProviderReading
    interface INSItemProviderWriting
    interface INSMutableCopying
    interface INSSecureCoding
Inheritance
CNContact
Derived
Attributes
Implements

Constructors

CNContact()

Default constructor, initializes a new instance of this class.

CNContact(IntPtr)

A constructor used when creating managed representations of unmanaged objects; Called by the runtime.

CNContact(NSCoder)

A constructor that initializes the object from the data stored in the unarchiver object.

CNContact(NSObjectFlag)

Constructor to call on derived classes to skip initialization and merely allocate the object.

Properties

Birthday

The birthday of the Contact, in the Gregorian calendar.

Class (Inherited from NSObject)
ClassHandle

The handle for this class.

ContactRelations

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the relation and a reference to the related CNContact.

ContactType

Specifies whether this is an organization or a person.

Dates

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the date and their value, in the Gregorian calendar.

DebugDescription

A developer-meaningful description of this object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
DepartmentName

The work department of the contact.

Description

Description of the object, the Objective-C version of ToString.

(Inherited from NSObject)
EmailAddresses

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the label of the email and a string value.

ErrorDomain

Returns the constant name of the Contacts error domain.

FamilyName

Returns the contact's family name.

GivenName

Returns the given name of the contact.

Handle

Handle (pointer) to the unmanaged object representation.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Identifier

A device-unique identifier for this contact. Persists over time on the device, but is not universally consistent.

ImageData

The profile picture for the contact.

ImageDataAvailable

Whether ImageData holds an image.

InstantMessageAddresses

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the IM service and a string containing the address.

IsDirectBinding (Inherited from NSObject)
IsProxy (Inherited from NSObject)
JobTitle

The title of the job held by the CNContact.

MiddleName

The middle name of the CNContact.

NamePrefix

The name prefix of the CNContact.

NameSuffix

The name suffix of the CNContact.

Nickname

An affectionate name for the CNContact, like 'Code-master' or 'Mr. F#'.

NonGregorianBirthday

Birthday represented in a non-Gregorian calendar.

Note

Freeform text associated with the CNContact.

OrganizationName

The name of the organization associated with the CNContact.

PhoneNumbers

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the phone number and the value as a CNPhoneNumber.

PhoneticFamilyName

The family name of the CNContact, represented as a phonetic string.

PhoneticGivenName

The given name of the CNContact, represented as a phonetic string.

PhoneticMiddleName

The middle name of the CNContact, represented as a phonetic string.

PhoneticOrganizationName

The organization name of the CNContact, represented as a phonetic string.

PostalAddresses

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the address and the value as a CNPostalAddress object.

PreviousFamilyName

The previous family name of the CNContact (for instance, the maiden name).

PropertyNotFetchedExceptionName

Used as the name of an exception thrown when attempting to read a property that has not been fetched.

ReadableTypeIdentifiers
RetainCount

Returns the current Objective-C retain count for the object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Self (Inherited from NSObject)
SocialProfiles

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the social service and the value as a T:Contacts.CNSocialService object.

Superclass (Inherited from NSObject)
SuperHandle

Handle used to represent the methods in the base class for this NSObject.

(Inherited from NSObject)
ThumbnailImageData

Thumbnail version of the CNContact's profile picture.

UrlAddresses

An array of CNLabeledValue<ValueType> objects containing the name of the URL and a string value holding the URL address.

WritableTypeIdentifiers
WritableTypeIdentifiersForItemProvider
Zone (Inherited from NSObject)

Methods

AddObserver(NSObject, NSString, NSKeyValueObservingOptions, IntPtr)

Registers an object for being observed externally (using NSString keyPath).   Observed changes are dispatched to the observer’s object ObserveValue(NSString, NSObject, NSDictionary, IntPtr) method.

(Inherited from NSObject)
AddObserver(NSObject, String, NSKeyValueObservingOptions, IntPtr)

Registers an object for being observed externally (using string keyPath).   Observed changes are dispatched to the observer’s object ObserveValue(NSString, NSObject, NSDictionary, IntPtr) method.

(Inherited from NSObject)
AddObserver(NSString, NSKeyValueObservingOptions, Action<NSObservedChange>)

Registers an object for being observed externally using an arbitrary method.

(Inherited from NSObject)
AddObserver(String, NSKeyValueObservingOptions, Action<NSObservedChange>)

Registers an object for being observed externally using an arbitrary method.

(Inherited from NSObject)
AreKeysAvailable(CNContactOptions)

Whether the keys specified in options are available.

AreKeysAvailable(NSArray)

Whether the keys described in keyDescriptors are available.

AreKeysAvailable<T>(T[])

Whether the keys described in keyDescriptors are available.

AwakeFromNib()

Called after the object has been loaded from the nib file. Overriders must call base.AwakeFromNib().

(Inherited from NSObject)
BeginInvokeOnMainThread(Action) (Inherited from NSObject)
BeginInvokeOnMainThread(Selector, NSObject)

Invokes asynchrously the specified code on the main UI thread.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Bind(NSString, NSObject, String, NSDictionary) (Inherited from NSObject)
Bind(String, NSObject, String, NSDictionary) (Inherited from NSObject)
BindingInfo(String) (Inherited from NSObject)
BindingOptionDescriptions(String) (Inherited from NSObject)
BindingValueClass(String) (Inherited from NSObject)
CommitEditing() (Inherited from NSObject)
CommitEditing(NSObject, Selector, IntPtr) (Inherited from NSObject)
ComparatorForName(CNContactSortOrder)

The sorting function for the specified sortOrder.

ConformsToProtocol(IntPtr)

Invoked to determine if this object implements the specified protocol.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Copy()

Performs a copy of the underlying Objective-C object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Copy(NSZone)

Performs a copy of the underlying Objective-C object.

DangerousAutorelease() (Inherited from NSObject)
DangerousRelease() (Inherited from NSObject)
DangerousRetain() (Inherited from NSObject)
DidChange(NSKeyValueChange, NSIndexSet, NSString)

Indicates a change occurred to the indexes for a to-many relationship.

(Inherited from NSObject)
DidChange(NSString, NSKeyValueSetMutationKind, NSSet) (Inherited from NSObject)
DidChangeValue(String)

Indicates that a change occurred on the specified key.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Dispose()

Releases the resources used by the NSObject object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Dispose(Boolean)

Releases the resources used by the NSObject object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
DoesNotRecognizeSelector(Selector)

Indicates that this object does not recognize the specified selector.

(Inherited from NSObject)
EncodeTo(NSCoder)

Encodes the state of the object on the provided encoder

Equals(NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
Equals(Object) (Inherited from NSObject)
ExposedBindings() (Inherited from NSObject)
GetBindingInfo(NSString) (Inherited from NSObject)
GetBindingOptionDescriptions(NSString) (Inherited from NSObject)
GetBindingValueClass(NSString) (Inherited from NSObject)
GetDescriptorForAllComparatorKeys()

Returns the aggregate key descriptor needed to perform sorting.

GetDictionaryOfValuesFromKeys(NSString[])

Retrieves the values of the specified keys.

(Inherited from NSObject)
GetHashCode()

Generates a hash code for the current instance.

(Inherited from NSObject)
GetItemProviderVisibilityForTypeIdentifier(String)
GetMethodForSelector(Selector) (Inherited from NSObject)
GetNativeField(String) (Inherited from NSObject)
GetNativeHash() (Inherited from NSObject)
GetObject(NSData, String, NSError)
GetPredicateForContacts(CNPhoneNumber)
GetPredicateForContacts(String)

Retrieves a predicate that filters for matchingName.

GetPredicateForContacts(String[])

Retrieves a predicate that will match identifiers with Identifier.

GetPredicateForContactsInContainer(String)

A predicate that will match all contacts in containerIdentifier.

GetPredicateForContactsInGroup(String)

A NSPredicate that will match all contacts in the group identified by groupIdentifier.

GetPredicateForContactsMatchingEmailAddress(String)
Init() (Inherited from NSObject)
InitializeHandle(IntPtr) (Inherited from NSObject)
InitializeHandle(IntPtr, String) (Inherited from NSObject)
Invoke(Action, Double) (Inherited from NSObject)
Invoke(Action, TimeSpan) (Inherited from NSObject)
InvokeOnMainThread(Action) (Inherited from NSObject)
InvokeOnMainThread(Selector, NSObject)

Invokes synchrously the specified code on the main UI thread.

(Inherited from NSObject)
IsEqual(NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
IsKeyAvailable(CNContactOptions)

Whether the key described in options is available for this CNContact.

IsKeyAvailable(NSString)

Whether the key contactKey is available for this CNContact.

IsKindOfClass(Class) (Inherited from NSObject)
IsMemberOfClass(Class) (Inherited from NSObject)
IsUnifiedWithContact(String)

Whether this CNContact is unified with the specified CNContact.

LoadData(String, Action<NSData,NSError>)

Implement this method to customize the loading of data by an NSItemProvider.

LoadDataAsync(String)
LoadDataAsync(String, NSProgress)
LocalizeProperty(CNContactOptions)

Gets the localized version of the key described in options.

LocalizeProperty(NSString)

Gets the localized value of contactKey.

MarkDirty()

Promotes a regular peer object (IsDirectBinding is true) into a toggleref object.

(Inherited from NSObject)
MutableCopy()

Creates a mutable copy of the specified NSObject.

(Inherited from NSObject)
MutableCopy(NSZone)

Performs a copy of the underlying Objective-C object.

ObjectDidEndEditing(NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
ObserveValue(NSString, NSObject, NSDictionary, IntPtr)

Indicates that the value at the specified keyPath relative to this object has changed.

(Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector) (Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSObject, Double)

Invokes the selector on the current instance and if the obj is not null, it passes this as its single parameter.

(Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSObject, Double, NSString[]) (Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSObject, NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSThread, NSObject, Boolean) (Inherited from NSObject)
PerformSelector(Selector, NSThread, NSObject, Boolean, NSString[]) (Inherited from NSObject)
PrepareForInterfaceBuilder() (Inherited from NSObject)
RemoveObserver(NSObject, NSString)

Stops the specified observer from receiving further notifications of changed values for the specified keyPath.

(Inherited from NSObject)
RemoveObserver(NSObject, NSString, IntPtr)

Stops the specified observer from receiving further notifications of changed values for the specified keyPath and context.

(Inherited from NSObject)
RemoveObserver(NSObject, String)

Stops the specified observer from receiving further notifications of changed values for the specified keyPath.

(Inherited from NSObject)
RemoveObserver(NSObject, String, IntPtr)

Stops the specified observer from receiving further notifications of changed values for the specified keyPath and context.

(Inherited from NSObject)
RespondsToSelector(Selector)

Whether this object recognizes the specified selector.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetNativeField(String, NSObject) (Inherited from NSObject)
SetNilValueForKey(NSString)

Sets the value of the specified key to null.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetValueForKey(NSObject, NSString)

Sets the value of the property specified by the key to the specified value.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetValueForKeyPath(IntPtr, NSString)

A constructor used when creating managed representations of unmanaged objects; Called by the runtime.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetValueForKeyPath(NSObject, NSString)

Sets the value of a property that can be reached using a keypath.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetValueForUndefinedKey(NSObject, NSString)

Indicates an attempt to write a value to an undefined key. If not overridden, raises an NSUndefinedKeyException.

(Inherited from NSObject)
SetValuesForKeysWithDictionary(NSDictionary)

Sets the values of this NSObject to those in the specified dictionary.

(Inherited from NSObject)
ToString()

Returns a string representation of the value of the current instance.

(Inherited from NSObject)
Unbind(NSString) (Inherited from NSObject)
Unbind(String) (Inherited from NSObject)
ValueForKey(NSString)

Returns the value of the property associated with the specified key.

(Inherited from NSObject)
ValueForKeyPath(NSString)

Returns the value of a property that can be reached using a keypath.

(Inherited from NSObject)
ValueForUndefinedKey(NSString)

Indicates an attempt to read a value of an undefined key. If not overridden, raises an NSUndefinedKeyException.

(Inherited from NSObject)
WillChange(NSKeyValueChange, NSIndexSet, NSString)

Indicates that the values of the specified indices in the specified key are about to change.

(Inherited from NSObject)
WillChange(NSString, NSKeyValueSetMutationKind, NSSet) (Inherited from NSObject)
WillChangeValue(String)

Indicates that the value of the specified key is about to change.

(Inherited from NSObject)

Extension Methods

ObjectDidBeginEditing(NSObject, INSEditor)
ObjectDidEndEditing(NSObject, INSEditor)
GetValidModes(NSObject, NSFontPanel)
ValidateToolbarItem(NSObject, NSToolbarItem)
GetItemProviderVisibilityForTypeIdentifier(INSItemProviderWriting, String)
GetWritableTypeIdentifiersForItemProvider(INSItemProviderWriting)
LoadDataAsync(INSItemProviderWriting, String)
LoadDataAsync(INSItemProviderWriting, String, NSProgress)
GetDebugDescription(INSObjectProtocol)
AcceptsPreviewPanelControl(NSObject, QLPreviewPanel)
BeginPreviewPanelControl(NSObject, QLPreviewPanel)
EndPreviewPanelControl(NSObject, QLPreviewPanel)
GetAccessibilityCustomRotors(NSObject)

Gets the array of UIAccessibilityCustomRotor objects appropriate for this object.

SetAccessibilityCustomRotors(NSObject, UIAccessibilityCustomRotor[])

Sets the array of UIAccessibilityCustomRotor objects appropriate for this object.

Applies to

See also