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KnownContactField.ConvertNameToType | convertNameToType method

[KnownContactField may be altered or unavailable for releases after Windows 8.1. Instead, use ContactAddress, ContactPhone, ContactConnectedServiceAccount, or ContactEmail. ]

Converts a string representing the name of a field to its corresponding type.

Syntax


var contactFieldType = Windows.ApplicationModel.Contacts.KnownContactField.convertNameToType(name);

Parameters

name

Type: String [JavaScript] | System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

The name of the field.

Return value

Type: ContactFieldType

The type of field.

Requirements (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 (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

None supported

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

KnownContactField

 

 

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