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getAttribute method

Obsolete. Returns the value of the named attribute from the userProfile object.

This method is not supported for Windows Store apps using JavaScript.

Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification, Section 1.6.5

 

Syntax

var retval = userProfile.getAttribute(name);

Parameters

name [in]

Type: String

String that specifies one of the standard vCard names listed in Remarks. If one of these names is not used, the request is ignored.

Return value

Type: String

String. Returns a null value if read access for this attribute is not available.

Standards information

Remarks

As of Windows Internet Explorer 7, this method is obsolete and should not be used.

The following schema is used for the field names of the user data store. These names are specified when you use the getAttribute method on the userProfile object. Note that the format has changed from vCard_xxx to vCard.xxx, and that the older format no longer is supported.

vCard Names
vCard.Business.CityvCard.Business.CountryvCard.Business.Fax
vCard.Business.PhonevCard.Business.StatevCard.Business.StreetAddress
vCard.Business.URLvCard.Business.ZipcodevCard.Cellular
vCard.CompanyvCard.DepartmentvCard.DisplayName
vCard.EmailvCard.FirstNamevCard.Gender*
vCard.Home.CityvCard.Home.CountryvCard.Home.Fax
vCard.Home.PhonevCard.Home.StatevCard.Home.StreetAddress
vCard.Home.ZipcodevCard.HomepagevCard.JobTitle
vCard.LastNamevCard.MiddleNamevCard.Notes
vCard.OfficevCard.Pager

 

Note  An asterisk (*) denotes extensions to the vCard schema. Extensions are referenced as X- elements, as defined in the vCard schema.

See also

userProfile

 

 

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