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MailMessage Constructor (MailAddress, MailAddress)

Initializes a new instance of the MailMessage class by using the specified MailAddress class objects.

Namespace:  System.Net.Mail
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public MailMessage(
	MailAddress from,
	MailAddress to
)

Parameters

from
Type: System.Net.Mail.MailAddress

A MailAddress that contains the address of the sender of the e-mail message.

to
Type: System.Net.Mail.MailAddress

A MailAddress that contains the address of the recipient of the e-mail message.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

from is null.

-or-

to is null.

FormatException

from or to is malformed.

The From property is initialized using from and the To property is initialized using to.

The following code example demonstrates calling this constructor.

		public static void CreateTestMessage3()
		{
			MailAddress to = new MailAddress("jane@contoso.com");
			MailAddress from = new MailAddress("ben@contoso.com");
			MailMessage message = new MailMessage(from, to);
			message.Subject = "Using the new SMTP client.";
			message.Body = @"Using this new feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
			// Use the application or machine configuration to get the  
			// host, port, and credentials.
			SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient();
			Console.WriteLine("Sending an e-mail message to {0} at {1} by using the SMTP host={2}.",
				to.User, to.Host, client.Host);
      try {
			  client.Send(message);
			}
			catch (Exception ex) {
			  Console.WriteLine("Exception caught in CreateTestMessage3(): {0}", 
                    ex.ToString() );			  
		  }
		}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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