Default Record Properties

Properties common to all types of records.

Topics

Constants

kABUIDProperty

The unique ID for this record. It’s guaranteed never to change, no matter how much the record changes. If you need to store a reference to a record, use this value. Type: kABStringProperty.

kABCreationDateProperty

The date when the record was first saved. Type: kABDateProperty.

kABModificationDateProperty

The date when the record was last saved. Type: kABDateProperty.

See Also

Data Type Constants

Address Keys

The keys used to specify the different fields in a kABAddressProperty. Neither developers nor users can add more keys.

Default Person Properties

The properties that a person record contains by default. Developers can add their own properties with the ABPerson method addPropertiesAndTypes:.

Default Group Properties

The properties that a group record contains by default. Developers can add their own properties with the ABGroup method addPropertiesAndTypes:

Default Multivalue List Labels

The default labels contained in the Address Book database for specifying different values in a multivalue list. Users can also add their own labels.

Generic Multivalue List Labels

The generic labels contained in the Address Book database for specifying different values in a multivalue list. These labels are especially useful if there is no default label for a property. Users can also add their own labels.

Multivalue Property

A multivalue property type.

Property Types

The possible ABPropertyType types for ABRecord properties: