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MessageQueue.Send Method (Object, String)

Sends an object to the non-transactional queue referenced by this MessageQueue and specifies a label for the message.

Namespace: System.Messaging
Assembly: System.Messaging (in system.messaging.dll)

public void Send (
	Object obj,
	string label
)
public void Send (
	Object obj, 
	String label
)
public function Send (
	obj : Object, 
	label : String
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

obj

The object to send to the queue.

label

The label of the message.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

The label parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

MessageQueueException

The Path property has not been set.

-or-

An error occurred when accessing a Message Queuing method.

Use this overload to send a message that contains the obj parameter to the queue referenced by the MessageQueue. With this overload, you can specify the string label that identifies the message. The object you send to the queue can be a Message, a structure, a data object, or any managed object. If you send any object other than a Message, the object is serialized and inserted into the body of the message.

The message label is distinct from the message queue label, but both are application-dependent and have no inherit meaning to Message Queuing.

If you use this overload to send a message to a transactional queue, the message will be sent to the dead-letter queue. If you want the message to be part of a transaction that contains other messages, use an overload that takes a MessageQueueTransaction or MessageQueueTransactionType as a parameter.

The Path property for this MessageQueue instance must be specified before you send the message. If you do not set the Formatter property before calling Send(Object), the formatter defaults to the XmlMessageFormatter.

The DefaultPropertiesToSend property applies to any object other than a Message. If you specify, for example, a label or a priority using the DefaultPropertiesToSend member, these values apply to any message that contains an object that is not of type Message when your application sends it to the queue. When sending a Message, the property values set for the Message take precedence over DefaultPropertiesToSend and the message's Message.Formatter property takes precedence over the queue's MessageQueue.Formatter property.

The following table shows whether this method is available in various Workgroup modes.

Workgroup mode

Available

Local computer

Yes

Local computer and direct format name

Yes

Remote computer

No

Remote computer and direct format name

Yes

NoteNote:

This method is thread-safe when its object argument is a Message instance. The method is not thread-safe when its object argument is a non-Message instance.

The following code example demonstrates the use of Send(Object,String).


// Connect to a queue on the local computer.
MessageQueue queue = new MessageQueue(".\\exampleQueue");

// Create a new message.
Message msg = new Message("Example Message Body");

// Send the message.
queue.Send(msg, "Example Message Label");


// Connect to a queue on the local computer.
MessageQueue queue = new MessageQueue(".\\exampleQueue");
// Create a new message.
Message msg = new Message("Example Message Body");
// Send the message.
queue.Send(msg, "Example Message Label");

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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