Function

ABGetSharedAddressBook

Returns the unique shared ABAddressBook object.

Declaration

ABAddressBookRef ABGetSharedAddressBook(void);

Return Value

The address book for the logged-in user. You are responsible for retaining and releasing this object as needed.

Discussion

Every application shares the address book for the logged-in user and this function returns it. If you call this function more than once or try to create a new address book, you get a pointer to the same shared address book.

See Also

Address Book

ABCopyDefaultCountryCode

Returns the default country code for records with unspecified country codes.

ABHasUnsavedChanges

Returns whether if there are unsaved changes in the address book.

ABSave

Saves all the changes made since the last save.