[IMessengerContacts is no longer available for use as of Windows Vista. See Windows Messenger for more information.]
Do not use. An interface that manipulates the contact list, which maintains a collection of users in a Messenger object.
Any MessengerContacts collection object can have zero members in its collection.
List collection objects are not explicitly created or destroyed. They already exist and were created by the Messenger object. To create a pointer to the existing object that represents the Contact List, use the GetContact method.
The IMessengerContacts interface inherits from the IDispatch interface. IMessengerContacts also has these types of members:
The IMessengerContacts interface has these methods.
|Item||Retrieves a specific service by index.
|Remove||Removes a MessengerContact object from a collection.
The IMessengerContacts interface has these properties.
||Enumerates the MessengerContact objects in a collection.
||Retrieves the number of MessengerContacts objects in the collection.
The Messenger client contains other lists of users and contacts internally, but only the contact list is accessible through the Windows Messenger API.
|Minimum supported client
||Windows XP [desktop apps only]
|Minimum supported server
||Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
|End of client support
|End of server support
||Windows Server 2003