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HttpCapabilitiesBase.CanSendMail Property

Gets a value indicating whether the browser supports sending e-mail by using the HTML <mailto> element for displaying electronic addresses.

Namespace: System.Web.Configuration
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public virtual bool CanSendMail { get; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_CanSendMail ()

public function get CanSendMail () : boolean

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the browser supports sending e-mail by using the HTML <mailto> element for displaying electronic addresses; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The following code example shows how to determine whether the browser supports sending e-mail by using the HTML <mailto> element for displaying electronic addresses.

<%@ page language="C#"%>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<script runat="server">
    void Page_Load(Object Sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        CheckBrowserCaps();
    }

    void CheckBrowserCaps()
    {
        String labelText = "";
        System.Web.HttpBrowserCapabilities myBrowserCaps = Request.Browser;
        if (((System.Web.Configuration.HttpCapabilitiesBase)myBrowserCaps).CanSendMail)
        {
            labelText = "Browser can send e-mail.";
        }
        else
        {
            labelText = "Browser cannot send e-mail.";
        }
        Label1.Text = labelText;
    }
</script>

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
<head>
    <title>Browser Capabilities Sample</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form runat="server" id="form1">
        <div>
            Browser Capabilities:
            <p/><asp:Label ID="Label1" Runat="server" />
        </div>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, 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
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