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AlternateView.CreateAlternateViewFromString Method (String, Encoding, String)

Creates an AlternateView of an email message using the content specified in a [System.String], the specified text encoding, and MIME media type of the content.

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

public static AlternateView CreateAlternateViewFromString(
	string content,
	Encoding contentEncoding,
	string mediaType


Type: System.String

A String that contains the content for this attachment.

Type: System.Text.Encoding

An Encoding. This value can be null.

Type: System.String

The MIME media type of the content.

Return Value

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


content is null.

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