MailMessage Constructor (String, String)

 

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

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

public MailMessage(
	string from,
	string to
)

Parameters

from
Type: System.String

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

to
Type: System.String

A String that contains the addresses of the recipients of the e-mail message.

Exception Condition
ArgumentNullException

from is null.

-or-

to is null.

ArgumentException

from is Empty ("").

-or-

to is Empty ("").

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 CreateTestMessage2(string server)
{
	string to = "jane@contoso.com";
	string from = "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.";
	SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient(server);
	// Credentials are necessary if the server requires the client 
	// to authenticate before it will send e-mail on the client's behalf.
	client.UseDefaultCredentials = true;

    try {
	  client.Send(message);
	}  
	catch (Exception ex) {
	  Console.WriteLine("Exception caught in CreateTestMessage2(): {0}", 
                  ex.ToString() );			  
    }              
}

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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