CreateAlternateViewFromString Method (String, ContentType)

AlternateView.CreateAlternateViewFromString Method (String, ContentType)

Creates an AlternateView of an email message using the content specified in a String and the specified MIME media type of the content.

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

public static AlternateView CreateAlternateViewFromString(
	string content,
	ContentType contentType


Type: System.String
A String that contains the content for this attachment.
Type: System.Net.Mime.ContentType
A ContentType that describes the data in string.

Return Value

Type: System.Net.Mail.AlternateView
An AlternateView object that represents an alternate view of an email message.


content is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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