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IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity Interface

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Encapsulates the identity of a user described by a contact card.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Interop.UccApi
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Interop.UccApi (in

public interface IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity : IUnknown
public interface IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity extends IUnknown
public interface IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity extends IUnknown

The EmailAddresses collection of the IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity instance can be as empty as the DisplayName.

Win32 COM/C++ Syntax

interface IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity : IUnknown

The following example obtains an instance of IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity from the IUccPresenceContactCardInstance instance (this._ContactCard) wrapped by the application class that this example is drawn from. A possible COMException is trapped by a try/catch block in the event the contact card instance Identity property is not initialized.

/// <summary>
/// Returns an updated StringBuilder instance. contact card Identity appended to 
/// existing string builder content
/// </summary>
/// <param name="sb">StringBuilder to update</param>
/// <param name="pCard">IuccPresenceContactCardInstance containing the remote user identity</param>
/// <returns>updated StringBuilder instance</returns>
private StringBuilder GetIdentity(StringBuilder sb, IUccPresenceContactCardInstance pCard)
    // raises COM exception
        if (this._ContactCard.Identity != null)
            IUccPresenceContactCardIdentity cardIdentity = this._ContactCard.Identity;

            sb.Append("Display Name: " + cardIdentity.DisplayName);
            foreach (string emailAddress in cardIdentity.EmailAddresses)
                sb.Append("Email Address: " + emailAddress);
    catch (COMException)
    return sb;

Development Platforms

Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows Server 2000 with Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista Ultimate Edition, Windows Vista Business Edition, Windows Vista Enterprise Edition

Target Platforms