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ContactField.Category | category property

[ContactField may be altered or unavailable for releases after Windows 8.1. Instead, use ContactAddress, ContactPhone, ContactSignificantOther, Contact, ContactEmail, ContactConnectedServiceAccount, ContactWebsite, ContactJobInfo, or ContactDate. ]

Gets the category for the contact data.

Syntax


var category = contactField.category;

Property value

Type: ContactFieldCategory

The category for the contact data.

Remarks

To see what types of categories you can assign to a ContactField, see ContactFieldCategory.

Examples

This example demonstrates how to create a ContactField object and add it to a contact.


function contactFieldTest() {
    var contact = new Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts.Contact();
    var value = "test@fabrikam.com";
    var type = Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts.ContactFieldType.email;
    var category = Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts.ContactFieldCategory.work;
    var contactField = new Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts.ContactField(value, type, category);
    contact.fields.append(contactField);
}


Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts
Windows::ApplicationModel::Contacts [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts
Windows::ApplicationModel::Contacts [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

ContactField

 

 

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