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AlternateView.AlternateView(String) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of AlternateView with the specified file name.

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

public AlternateView (
	string fileName
public AlternateView (
	String fileName
public function AlternateView (
	fileName : String
Not applicable.



The name of the file that contains the content for this alternate view.

Exception typeCondition


fileName is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


The caller does not have the required permission.


An I/O error occurred, such as a disk error.


The access requested is not permitted by the operating system for the specified file handle, such as when access is Write or ReadWrite and the file handle is set for read-only access.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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