Attachment Constructor (String, ContentType)

Initializes a new instance of the Attachment class with the specified content string and ContentType.

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

public Attachment(
	string fileName,
	ContentType contentType


Type: System.String

A String that contains a file path to use to create this attachment.

Type: System.Net.Mime.ContentType

A ContentType that describes the data in string.


fileName is null.


mediaType is not in the correct format.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 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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