Function

ABCopyArrayOfAllGroups

Returns an array of all the groups in the Address Book database.

Declaration

CFArrayRef ABCopyArrayOfAllGroups(ABAddressBookRef addressBook);

Parameters

addressBook

The address book for the logged-in user.

Return Value

An array of ABGroup objects representing all the groups in the Address Book database. If the database doesn’t contain any groups, the function returns an empty array. You are responsible for releasing this object.

See Also

Groups

ABGroupAddGroup

Adds a subgroup to another group.

ABGroupAddMember

Adds a person to a group.

ABGroupCopyArrayOfAllMembers

Returns an array of persons in a group.

ABGroupCopyArrayOfAllSubgroups

Returns an array containing a group’s subgroups.

ABGroupCopyDistributionIdentifier

Returns the distribution identifier for the given property and person.

ABGroupCopyParentGroups

Returns an array containing a group’s parents—the groups that a group belongs to.

ABGroupCreate

Returns a new ABGroup object.

ABGroupCreateSearchElement

Creates an ABSearchElement object that specifies a query for ABGroup records.

ABGroupRemoveGroup

Removes a subgroup from a group.

ABGroupRemoveMember

Removes a person from a group.

ABGroupSetDistributionIdentifier

Assigning a specific distribution identifier for a person’s multi-value list property so that the group can be used as a distribution list (mailing list, in the case of an email property).