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Shows a contact as sheet.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK License
Contacts 10.1 ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes Paid
MBS( "CNContact.Show"; ContactIdentifier )   More


Parameter Description Example
ContactIdentifier The contact identifier. "46B1E34D-58F9-4B6B-A80D-0F71ABB87A0E"


Returns OK or error.


Shows a contact as sheet.
Shows Cancel and Edit buttons to work on the contact.

Does currently not work on MacOS due to bugs in Apple frameworks.


Show contact:

# show a contact by ID (iOS only currently)
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "CNContact.Show"; PlaceHolder::ContactID ) ]
If [ MBS("IsError") ]
    Show Custom Dialog [ "Failed to show contact" ; $r ]
End If

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Created 31st January 2020, last changed 8th February 2020

CNContact.SetValue - CNContact.ShowInAddressbook

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