MailAddressCollection Class

Store e-mail addresses that are associated with an e-mail message.

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

public class MailAddressCollection : Collection<MailAddress>

The MailMessage.To, MailMessage.CC, and MailMessage.Bcc properties return instances of this class that are used to hold the respective e-mail addresses.

The following example adds an e-mail address to the MailAddressCollection that is returned by the Bcc property.

		public static void CreateBccTestMessage(string server)
		{
			MailAddress from = new MailAddress("ben@contoso.com", "Ben Miller");
			MailAddress to = new MailAddress("jane@contoso.com", "Jane Clayton");
			MailMessage message = new MailMessage(from, to);
			message.Subject = "Using the SmtpClient class.";
			message.Body = @"Using this feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
			MailAddress bcc = new MailAddress("manager1@contoso.com");
			message.Bcc.Add(bcc);
			SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient(server);
			client.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials;
			Console.WriteLine("Sending an e-mail message to {0} and {1}.", 
			    to.DisplayName, message.Bcc.ToString());
      try {
        client.Send(message);
      }  
      catch (Exception ex) {
        Console.WriteLine("Exception caught in CreateBccTestMessage(): {0}", 
                    ex.ToString() );
  	  }
  	}
public:
    static void CreateBccTestMessage(String* server)
    {
       MailAddress* from = new MailAddress(S"ben@contoso.com", S"Ben Miller");
       MailAddress* to = new MailAddress(S"jane@contoso.com", S"Jane Clayton");
       MailMessage* message = new MailMessage(from, to);
        message->Subject = S"Using the SmtpClient class.";
        message->Body = S"Using this feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
        MailAddress* bcc= new MailAddress(S"manager1@contoso.com");
        message->Bcc->Add(bcc);
        SmtpClient* client = new SmtpClient(server);
        client->Credentials = CredentialCache::DefaultNetworkCredentials;
        Console::WriteLine(S"Sending an e-mail message to {0} and {1}.", to->DisplayName, message->Bcc);
        client->Send(message);
        client->Dispose();
}

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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