MailMessage.MailMessage(MailAddress, MailAddress) Constructor

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

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

public MailMessage (
	MailAddress from,
	MailAddress to
)
public MailMessage (
	MailAddress from, 
	MailAddress to
)
public function MailMessage (
	from : MailAddress, 
	to : MailAddress
)
Not applicable.

Parameters

from

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

to

A MailAddress that contains the address of the recipient of the e-mail message.

Exception typeCondition

ArgumentNullException

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

-or-

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

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 CreateTestMessage3()
{
    MailAddress to = new MailAddress("jane@contoso.com");
    MailAddress from = new MailAddress("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.";
    // Use the application or machine configuration to get the 
    // host, port, and credentials.
    SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient();
    Console.WriteLine("Sending an e-mail message to {0} at {1} by using the SMTP host {2}.",
        to.User, to.Host, client.Host);
    client.Send(message);
}

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

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