MessagePropertyFilter.MessageType Property


Gets or sets a value that indicates whether to retrieve Message.MessageType property information when receiving or peeking a message.

Namespace:   System.Messaging
Assembly:  System.Messaging (in System.Messaging.dll)

public bool MessageType { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true to receive Message.MessageType information; otherwise, false. The default is true.

The MessageType property of the Message class identifies the type of the message. A message can be a normal message, a positive or negative acknowledgment message, or a report message.

The following code example demonstrates the use of the MessageType property.

// Set the queue's MessageReadPropertyFilter property to enable the
// message's MessageType property.
queue.MessageReadPropertyFilter.MessageType = true;

// Peek at the message. Time out after ten seconds in case the message
// was not delivered.
orderMessage = queue.Peek(TimeSpan.FromSeconds(10.0)); 

// Display the value of the message's MessageType property.
Console.WriteLine("Message.MessageType: {0}",

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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